Jan Vermeer van Delft 023



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Officer and a Laughing Girl.


c. 1657(1657)


oil on canvas


Height: 50.5 cm (19.9 in). Width: 46 cm (18.1 in).

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Object history

by 1674(1674): Pieter van Ruijven (1624-1674), Delft (?)
1674(1674): inherited by Maria de Knuijt (†1681), Delft (?)
1681(1681): inherited by Magdalena van Ruijven (†1682), Delft (?)
1682(1682): inherited by Jacob Dissius (†1695) (?)
16 May 1696(1696-05-16): sale of the collection of Jacob Dissius at an unknown auction house, Amsterdam
10 May 1861(1861-05-10): purchased by Lee Mainwaring at the sale of the collection of Charles Scarisbrick at Christie's, London (as Pieter de Hooch)
Unknown date: purchased by Léopold Double, Paris, at an anonymous sale at an unknown auction house, London (as Pieter de Hooch?)
30 May 1881(1881-05-30): purchased by Gauchey at the sale of the collection of Léopold Double, Paris, at Pillet, Paris
1881 (?): obtained by Prince Demidoff di San Doanto, Villa di Pratolino near Florence, from Gauchey
by 1891(1891): Samuel S. Joseph, London
by 1900(1900): Mrs. Samuel S. Joseph, London
by 1911(1911): Knoedler, New York City
1911(1911): obtained by Henry Clay Frick (1849-1919), New York City
Unknown date: bequeathed to The Frick Collection, New York City, by Henry Clay Frick, New York City



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