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Pieter van der Werff

A Young Girl at a Window with Lovebirds

Pieter van der Werff

Oil on panel, 9 x 12 ins. (23 x 30.5 cm)

CS0341

Provenance

Sale, Amsterdam, 17 April 1783, lot. No. 158, where sold to Rijnberg (as Willem van Mieris)
Count Frederik Christian von Moltke, Copenhagen, inv. no. 109 (cat. 1885), 1885-1931 (as Willem van Mieris)
Sale, Winkel & Magnussen, Copenhagen, 6 January – 6 February 1931, lot. 143
Sale, Rasmussen, Copenhagen, 11-13 April, 1967, lot. 36 (as Willem van Mieris)
With Newhouse Galleries, New York (inv. no. 17883), 1967 (as Willem van Mieris)
Private collection, Texas (as Willem van Mieris)
Sale, Sotheby’s, New York, 1 June 1990, lot no. 110 (as Pieter van der Werff)
With Salomon Lilian Old Master Paintings, Amsterdam (cat. 1990, p. 26-27, with colour reproduction)
Daphne Alazraki Fine Art, New York, 2003-2004
Private collection, U.S.A., 2004-2018

Literature

C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue raisonné, etc., London, 1928, vol. X, p. 187, no. 311, (as Willem van Mieris)
J. Aono, ‘Ennobling daily life: a question of refinement in early eighteenth-century genre painting’, Simiolus 33 (2007-2008), p. 250, fig. 19.

Exhibited

Kansas City, William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, Paintings of Dutch Seventeenth-century Interiors, 1967 (as Willem van Mieris)
TEFAF, Maastricht, 1991, on Salomon Lilian Old Master Paintings stand (colour reproduction in Handbook, p. 90)
TEFAF, Maastricht, 2003, on Daphne Alazraki Fine Art stand (colour reproduction in Handbook, p. 31)

Pieter van der Werff

(Kralingen 1665-1722 Rotterdam)

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