13 April 2010
Nicolaes Maes (Dordrecht 1634-1693 Amsterdam)
Portrait of a girl, three-quarter-length, in a green dress, holding a rose
signed (?) and dated '.N:MAES. 1660' (lower left)
oil on panel
74.6 x 59 cm.
Mrs. Olga Ghorra, New York; Sotheby's, New York, 16 June 1977, lot 207.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 11 April 1991, lot 44.
Anonymous sale; Finarte, Rome, 3 December 2009, lot 67, as 'School of Nicolaes Maes'.
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W.W. Robinson, The Early Works of Nicolaes Maes, 1653 to 1661, Cambridge, 1996, A-70, ill.
L. Krempel, Studien zu den datierten Gemälden des Nicolaes Maes (1634-1693), Petersberg, 2000, no. A46, pl. 98.
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