Adriaen van Ostade

A Man with Pince-nez reading Notices (Sense of Sight)



Adriaen van Ostade - A Man with Pince-nez reading Notices (Sense of Sight)

Provenance

Probably Pieter Testas the Younger
Probably his sale, Amsterdam, Hendrik de Leth, 29 March 1757, included in nr. 14, "The Five Senses (vyf Kabinetstukjes, verbeeldende de vyf Zinnen, met eenig bywerk; teder en eel geschildert, door A. van Oostade, ieder hoog 6 1/2 duim, breet 4 1/2 duim), to Colijns
Antoine-Claude Chariot (1733-1815), Paris
Sale, Paris, A.J. Paillet, "Cabinet de M. Ch***," 28 January 1788, nr. 16 to Verrier
Robert de Saint-Victor (1738-1822), Rouen
His deceased sale, Paris, Pierre Roux, 26 November 1822, nr. 186, to Jean-Louis Laneuville or James-Alexandre, Comte de Pourtalès-Gorgier
James-Alexandre, Comte de Pourtalès-Gorgier (1776-1855)
His sale, London, Phillips, 19-20 May 1826, nr. 39, to Seymour or Nieuwenhuys
Miss S. Seymour, Salisbury
A. Peek, The Hague, 1927
with Kunsthandel Gebr. Douwes, Amsterdam, by 1927
W.J.R. Dreesmann (1885-1954), Amsterdam
W. Dreesmann (1913-1971), by 1940
R. Dreesmann, 1980
with David Koetser, 1981
Henry and June Weldon, New York
Sale Sotheby's, New York, 22 April 2015, nr. 16

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Adriaen van Ostade The Old Toper
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Adriaen van Ostade The Fishwife
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Adriaen van Ostade Baker
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1650-55

Adriaen van Ostade Peasant Family in a Cottage
Peasant Family in a Cottage
1661

Adriaen van Ostade
A Man with Pince-nez reading Notices (Sense of Sight)
15.5 x 11 cm
Oil on panel
Signed and dated lower left: AvOstade 16 (the last two digits of the date obscured)
Sale Sotheby's, New York, 22 April 2015