Pieter de Hooch

A Couple Playing Cards, with a Serving Woman



Pieter de Hooch - A Couple Playing Cards, with a Serving Woman



Pieter de Hooch
A Couple Playing Cards, with a Serving Woman
c. 1665–75
68.6 x 58.4 cm
Oil on canvas
Inscribed, on wall above baseboard, by a later hand: PDH
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The Robert Lehman Collection, 1975


Literature

Catalogues raisonnés
Sutton 120 info

Collection catalogues
Charles Sterling, Maryan W. Ainsworth, Charles Talbot, Martha Wolff, Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann, Jonathan Brown, John Hayes, The Robert Lehman Collection, New York, Princeton, 1998, nr. 36
Walter Liedtke, Dutch paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New Haven, 2007, nr. 90

Literature
Anna Tummers, The eye of the connoisseur, Amsterdam, 2011, fig. 72
Aneta Georgievska-Shine, Vermeer and the Art of Love, London, 2022, fig. 65


Provenance

probably Mr. Pastor, Geneva
Count de Morny
his sale, S.J. Philips, London, 20-21 June 1848, nr. 81
Count de M[orny]
his sale, Paris, 24 May 1852 (Lugt 20855), nr. 10, bought in
Duke (formerly Count) de Morny
his sale, Paris, 31 May 1865 (Lugt 28564), nr. 54, to Baron Seillière
Baron de Beurnonville, Paris
George d'Epernay
Boesch, Vienna
sale, Christie's, London, 14 July 1888 (Lugt 47575), nr. 166, to Sedelmeyer
with Durand-Ruel and Sons, Paris and New York
Charles H. Senff, New York, 1896, bought from Durand-Ruel
his sale, Anderson Galleries, New York, 28-29 March 1928, nr. 21, to Scott and Fowles
with Scott and Fowles, New York
Joseph J. Kerrigan, New York, 1929
his wife, Ester Slater Kerrigan, New York
her sale, Parker-Bernet, New York, 8-10 January 1942, nr. 279
with Scott and Fowles, New York
their sale, Parke-Bernet, New York, 28 March 1946, nr. 73,
acquired by Robert Lehman by 1954

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 1975.1.143

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Pieter de Hooch Mother Nursing Her Child
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Pieter de Hooch Soldiers Playing Cards
Soldiers Playing Cards
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Pieter de Hooch Paying the hostess
Paying the hostess
1658

Pieter de Hooch The empty glass
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A Woman peeling Apples