Pieter de Hooch (Dutch, Rotterdam 1629–1684 Amsterdam)
Oil on canvas
27 x 23 in. (68.6 x 58.4 cm)
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed (on wall above baseboard, by a later hand): PDH
Probably Mr. Pastor, Geneva; Count de Morny; his sale, S. J. Philips, London, 20-21 June 1848, lot 81 (sold for 315 pounds); Count de M[orny]; his sale, Paris, 24 May 1852 (Lugt 20855), lot 10 (bought in at FF 18,800); Duke (formerly Count) de Morny; his sale, Paris, 31 May 1865 (Lugt 28564), lot 54 (to Baron Seillière for FF 12,700); Baron de Beurnonville, Paris; George d'Epernay; Boesch, Vienna; sale, Christie's, London, 14 July 1888 (Lugt 47575), lot 166 (to Sedelmeyer for 220 10s.); [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, lot 21, ill. (to Scott and Fowles for $34,000); [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, no. 279, ill.; [Scott and Fowles, New York]; their sale, Parke-Bernet, New York, 28 March 1946, no. 73, ill. Acquired by Robert Lehman by 1954.