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Cornelis Troost

Scene from Thomas Asselyn’s Farce, 'Jan Claasz., or the Supposed Servant Girl' (Act III, scene VI)

Cornelis Troost

Cornelis Troost

Scene from Thomas Asselyn’s Farce, 'Jan Claasz., or the Supposed Servant Girl' (Act III, scene VI)

Scene from Thomas Asselyn’s Farce, 'Jan Claasz., or the Supposed Servant Girl' (Act III, scene VI)

Cornelis Troost

Amsterdam 1696 - 1750

Scene from Thomas Asselyn’s Farce, 'Jan Claasz., or the Supposed Servant Girl' (Act III, scene VI)


Pen and black ink, watercolour and gouache, over black and red chalk, within black ink framing lines;

signed and dated, lower right: C. Troost / 1745

434 by 518 mm

Some minor abrasions and foxing, but media still very good and strong, and overall condition good and fresh. Small pinhole in standing figure to right, but paper otherwise in good condition. Sold in a Dutch-style dark wood frame.
"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."
Possibly sale, Amsterdam, 9 December 1776, lot A 1;
possibily C. Smitt, Amsterdam, sale, Amsterdam, 4 December 1780, lot F 375,
purchased at the sale by Cornelis Ploos van Amstel (provenance up to this point is from Niemeijer, op. cit., no. 381 T);
H.M. Montauban van Swijndregt,
sale Amsterdam, R.W.P. de Vries, 5 April 1906, lot 199 (sold for F. 125, to Dirksen);
Sir Hugh Lane;
Oliver Messel
J.W. Niemeijer, Cornelis Troost 1696-1750, Assen 1973, pp. 265-6, no. 382 T (possibly also no. 381 T)