Adriaen van Ostade

The Merry Drinkers

Adriaen van Ostade - The Merry Drinkers

Adriaen van Ostade
The Merry Drinkers
30.4 x 25.2 cm
Oil on panel
Signed and dated lower right: Av. Ostade. / 1659 (Av in ligature)
Mauritshuis, The Hague


Probably Cornelis Pieter, Baron van Leyden, Warmond, before 1790
his widow, Hermina Jacoba, Baroness van Leyden, born Countess de Thoms, Warmond, before 1814
her sale, Warmond, 31 July 1816 (Lugt 8948), nr. 29 (for 1,110 guilders to Steengracht)
jonkheer Johan Steengracht van Oostcapelle, The Hague, 1816-1846
acquired at a family auction by his second son, jonkheer Hendrik Steengracht van Oostcapelle, The Hague, 1846-1875
by inheritance to his nephew, Hendricus Adolphus Steengracht van Duivenvoorde, The Hague and Voorschoten, 1875-1912
his sale Paris, 9 June 1913 (Lugt 72900), nr. 55 (for 30,550 francs to ‘Stettiner’)
sale Amsterdam (Frederik Muller), 12 April 1932, nr. 242 (to Goudstikker)
J. Goudstikker Gallery, Amsterdam
purchased, 1932

External links

RKD 25300
Mauritshuis, The Hague Accession number 807

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