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Nicolaes Maes (1634 - 1693)

Lot 179: Nicolaes Maes (Dordrecht 1632-1693 Amsterdam)

Christie's

January 23, 2004
New York, NY, US

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Description

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)

Exhibited

(Possibly) Cleveland, Cleveland Museum of Art, lent by W.F. White (according to a label on the reverse).

Literature

L. Krempel, Nicolaes Maes, Petersberg, 2000, p. 314, no. A155, pl. 237.

Provenance

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.

Notes

THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR

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