Willem van Mieris (Leiden 1662-1747)
Vertumnus and Pomona
signed and dated 'W Van Mieris Fet 1725' (lower left)
oil on panel
10 x 812 in. (25.4 x 21.6 cm.)
(Probably) Christiaan van Tarelink (1726-1797), Amsterdam; his sale (†), van der Schley, Amsterdam, 18 August 1798, lot 12 (70 florins to Van der Schley).
(Probably) Maria Magdalena Sluypwijk, Comtesse van Moens; her sale (†), van der Schley and Vinkeles, Amsterdam, 20 April 1803 (=1st day), lot 38 (200 florins to Pruyssenaar).
with Norbert Fischman Gallery, London, 1954.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 11 December 1996, lot 302, where acquired by the present owner.
(Probably) C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonne of the works of the most eminent Dutch painters of the seventeenth century, London, 1928, X, p. 131, no. 109.
The Burlington Magazine, XCVI, March 1954, p. v, illustrated.
The Connoisseur, CXXXII, February 1954.
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