Hendrick de Valk
Active in Haarlem circa 1693 - 1717
ACTIVE IN HAARLEM CIRCA 1693 - 1717
AN UNEQUAL COUPLE IN AN INN, WITH AN OLD WOMAN LOOKING AROUND THE CORNER
Anonymous sale, Berlin, Lepke, 24 February 1914, lot 168, reproduced (as by Richard Brakenburgh);
Anonymous sale, The Hague, Z¿rcher, 25 September 1923, lot 83, (as by Jan Steen);
Dr. J.C. Hooykaas, The Hague (according to a label on the reverse);
Simeon Del Monte, Brussels, by 1928;
With London dealer, 23 Albemarle Street, W1, no. 29 (according to a label on the reverse);
Heirs of Simeon Del Monte, Brussels, by whom sold, London, Sotheby's, 24 June 1959, lot 58, (as by Jan Steen) through Eric Estorick, London, to Mr. J. Paul Getty;
J. Paul Getty, Sutton Place, Surrey, 1959 upon his death in 1976 held in trust by the Estate;
Estate of J. Paul Getty, distributed to the J. Paul Getty Museum in 1978 (inv. no. 78.P B.197).
The Hague, Dienst voor Schone Kunsten 's Gravenhage Gemeentemuseum, inv. no. 51-52, lent by Dr. J.C. Hooykaas (according to a label on the reverse).
G. Gl¿ck, La Collection del Monte, Vienna 1928, p. 23, cat. no. XLVI, reproduced (as Jan Steen with a false signature);
D. Jaff¿, Summary Catalogue of European Paintings in the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles 1997, p. 128, reproduced.