Sale, New York, Sotheby's, 13 January 1989, lot 19 (purchased by the present owner)
For an account of Wieringen as a draughtsman, see George S. Keyes, 'Cornelis Claesz. van Wieringen,' Oud Holland, 93, no. 1 1979, pp. 1-46. On the basis of a photograph, Dr. Keyes has kindly confirmed the attribution.
Window mounted. one or two minor repaired tears, top & bottom edges. A few relatively minor stains, and a little surface dirt, but condition otherwise generally good. In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.