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European Art
Artist: Pieter Jansz. Quast, Dutch, 1605/6–1647

Peasant’s Fun

ca. 1630–40

Oil on panel

33.1 × 28.4 cm (13 1/16 × 11 3/16 in.)
Bequest of Dr. Herbert and Monika Schaefer
2020.37.19
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Dutch
Period: 
17th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Sale, Important old master paintings and English sporting paintings, Sotheby’s, New York, May 17-18, 1972, lot 83; George S. Abrams (b.1932), Newton, MA, 1972 until at least 1978; with S. Nijstad, Lochem, The Hague, 1978; Private Collection, 1978-1987; Robert Noortman, London and Maastricht, 1985-1987; David Koetser, Zurich; Sale, Important and fine old master pictures, Christie’s, London, July 7, 1995, lot 53; Dr. Herbert (1910-2011) and Mrs. Monika (died 2019) Schaefer, Malaga, Spain, by 1995; on loan to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1995-2019; bequeathed to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2019

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