20 March 2001
Follower of Godfried Schalcken
A youth seated by a table lighting a pipe with a candle
oil on canvas
27.5 x 34.2 cm
Anon. Sale, Christie's Amsterdam, 13 november 1990, lot 52, ill.
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Another version, on canvas, 32 x 26 cm, is in the University of Stockholm, Sweden (see T. Beherman, Godfried Schalcken, 1988, p.360, cat.no.333, ill.).
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