Probably in the possession of the van Bleysweyck family at the beginning of the eighteenth century; by inheritance in 1734 to Baron Hendrick van Slingelandt (1702-1759); thence by descent to the present owners
All three works are hinged to the same modern mount and are individually laid down on blue paper with thick black framing lines. There are some very minor brown stains to two of the sheets and a minor vertical crease to the other. The medium remains consistently fresh throughout all three works. "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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."