18 April 1997
Follower of Jan Havicksz. Steen
A Youth reading
with signature 'JSteen' (JS linked, lower right)
oil on panel
9 5/8 x 8¼in. (24.5 x 21cm.)
John Rushout, 2nd Lord Northwick, Thirlestane House, Cheltenham; Phillips, 26 July 1859, lot 56 (2½gns. to Sir Thomas Phillipps).
Sir Thomas Phillipps, Middle Hill.
Purchased from the Bond Street Galleries, 1956.
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