Portrait of a nobleman, half-length, wearing a European order signed and dated 'Maes 1675' (lower right) oil on canvas, painted as oval 17 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. (43.8 x 31.1 cm.)
Artist or Maker
Nicolaes Maes (Dordrecht 1632-1693 Amsterdam)
(Possibly) Cleveland, Cleveland Museum of Art, lent by W.F. White (according to a label on the reverse).
L. Krempel, Nicolaes Maes, Petersberg, 2000, p. 314, no. A155, pl. 237.
with Julius H. Weitzer, New York, 1959. W. F. White (according to label on the reverse). with Leger Galleries, London, 1973. Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 17 January 1986, lot 101. Wendell Cherry, (+); Sotheby's, New York, 17 January 1992, lot 122, where purchased by the present owner.