Nicolaes Maes (Dordrecht 1634-1693 Amsterdam) Portrait of a young girl, three-quarter length, in a blue silk dress and russey shawl, her arm around ayoung deer, holding a sprig of flowers and a shell beneath a water fountain, in a painted oval
Lot 149
Nicolaes Maes (Dordrecht 1634-1693 Amsterdam) Portrait of a young girl, three-quarter-length, in
Sold for £9,375 (US$ 14,670) inc. premium

Lot Details
Nicolaes Maes (Dordrecht 1634-1693 Amsterdam)
Portrait of a young girl, three-quarter-length, in a blue silk dress and russet shawl, her arm around a young deer, holding a sprig of flowers and a shell before a fountain, within a painted oval
signed 'MAES' (lower right)
oil on canvas
44 x 33cm (17 5/16 x 13in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Henry C. Leigh-Bennett, 1891
    His sale, Christie's, London, 4 December 1925, lot 62 (£126 to Wheatley)
    Private Collection, England

    EXHIBITED:
    Possibly London, Royal Academy, 1891, no. 94 (A Lady, 19 x 14 1/2 in.)

    LITERATURE:
    Hoogsteder-Naumann Ltd, 1983, A Selection of Dutch and Flemish Seventeenth Century Paintings, s. 62f. with nr. 4, 5 note 4
    L. Krempel, Studien zu den datierten Gemälden des Nicolaes Maes (1634-1693) (Petersberg, 2000), cat. no. 171a, p. 316, ill. fig. 245

    The present portrait once formed the pendant to a Portrait of a boy as a huntsman , published by Krempel, as whereabouts unknown (see: op. cit., cat. no. 171, p. 316, ill. fig. 246).
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