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Artist: Adriaen van de Venne, Dutch, 1589–1662

Peasants Dancing


Oil on panel

60 × 75 cm (23 5/8 × 29 1/2 in.)
Bequest of Dr. Herbert and Monika Schaefer
Not on view
17th century

Daniel Franken Dz. (1838–1898), Paris, by 1878. Sale, Paintings, Drawings, Watercolors and Graphics, Sotheby Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, April 22-23, 1980, lot 140. Sale, Old Master Pictures, Christie's, Amsterdam, June 20, 1989, lot 150. [Sale, Importants tableaux anciens et du XIXe sie`cle, Sotheby's, Monaco, December 2, 1994, lot 7 (unsold)]. Sale, Old Master Painting’s, Sotheby's, London, December 17, 1998, lot 150. With Thomas Agnew’s, London, by 1999; sold to Dr. Herbert (1910 – 2011) and Mrs. Monika (died 2019) Schaefer, Malaga, Spain, 1999; on loan to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven., Conn., 1999–2019; bequeathed to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2019

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