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Nicolaes Maes (1634 - 1693)

Lot 206: Nicolaes Maes (Dordrecht 1632-1693 Amsterdam)

Christie's

January 26, 2005
New York, NY, US

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Description

Portrait of lady, three-quarter-length, in a satin dress with a red shawl, by a fountain
signed and dated 'MAES. 1664' (lower left)
oil on canvas
32 1/2 x 26 7/8 in. (82.6 x 68.3 cm.)

Artist or Maker

Nicolaes Maes (Dordrecht 1632-1693 Amsterdam)

Exhibited

Toronto, Ontario, The Art Gallery of Toronto, 1920, lent by Mrs. E.R.
Wood.

Literature

C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonné, etc., VI, 1908, p. 591, no. 522.
W.R. Valentiner, Nicolaes Maes, Berlin and Leipzig, 1924, p. 57, illustrated.
W. Sumowski, Drawings of the Rembrandt School, New York, 1979, VIII, p. 4000.
W. Sumowski, Gemälde der Rembrandt Schüler, Landau and Pfalz, 1983, 3, p. 2029, under no. 1401.
L. Krempel, Nicolaes Maes, Petersberg, 2000, p. 338, no. B 33, no. 360, illustrated.

Provenance

Sir George Chetwynd, Bart.; Christie's, London, 16 December 1911, lot 127 (£102.10 to Colnaghi).
with Colnaghi, London.
E.R. Wood, Canada.

Notes

We are grateful to Dr. León Krempel for confirming the attribution to Nicolaes Maes from a color transparency (written communication, 9 December 2004).

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