Lot 3046 - A192 Old Master Paintings -

PIETER DE HOOCH

(Rotterdam 1629–after 1683 Amsterdam)
Musical gathering in an interior. After 1680.
Oil on canvas.
68.5 × 82.5 cm.

Provenance:
- Private collection of Jan de Kommer, Amsterdam.
- Auction of the collection of Jan de Kommer, De Winter Yver, Amsterdam, 15.4.1676, Lot 14.
- Collection of Pieter Oets, Amsterdam.
- Auction of the collection of Pieter Oets, Amsterdam, 31.1.1791, Lot 14 (erroneous dimensions).
- Wubbels private collection.
- Private collection of Thoma Hamlet, 1829–1834.
- Private collection of G. Cornwall, Legh, 1867.
- P. de Boer, art dealer, Amsterdam, 1937.
- Private collection, The Netherlands, 1944.
- Collection of P. Kraaij, Hattem (label verso).
- Auction of the collection of P. Kraaij, Christie's, London, 24.11.1961, Lot 75.
- Galerie Sanct Lucas, Vienna, 1962.
- Christie's, London, 10.4.1970, Lot 36.
- Holstein collection.
- Private collection of C. Mumenthaler.
- Swiss private collection.

Exhibited:
- probably British Institution, London, 1829, No. 154 (as loan from the collection of T. Hamlet).
- probably British Institution, London, 1867, No. 103 (as loan from the collection of T. Hamlet).

Literature:
- Cornelis Hofstede de Groot: Beschreibendes und kritisches Verzeichnis der Werke der hervorragendsten Holländischen Maler des XVII. Jahrhunderts, 1907–1928, vol. I, Esslingen/Paris 1907, p. 514, No. 142.
- Peter Sutton: Pieter de Hooch, Oxford 1980, pp. 117–118, No. 154, with ill.



Our thanks to Ellis Dullaart for including this painting in the archive of the RKD, The Hague

CHF 50 000 / 70 000

€ 43 860 / 61 400