We are grateful to Jan de Maere for suggesting that this painting can be attributed to Otto van Veen and his Studio, on the basis of a photograph.
This painting is oil on marouflaged panel.
It has been suggested that this picture is the same as the picture mentioned in O. Naumann, Frans van Mieris the Elder, Doornspijk 1981, vol. II, pp. 46-7, cat. no. 36u, reproduced plate C36u, which could mean that the Cook provenance as mentioned on a label to the reverse is incorrect. For further provenance please refer to the department.
This painting is signed lower right: Cuyp
Please note that in the catalogue the additional painting by a follower of Francesco Zuccarelli is reproduced and not that by Anton Faistenberger.