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Peasants Carousing

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Inscription

Lower left on bench: Jan . Molenaer 1662

Provenance

Until 1907, Edward Balfour, Esq. (b. 1849 - d. 1927), Balbirnie, Fife, Scotland; May 31, 1907, Balfour sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, London, lot 142, to Gooden and Fox, London; 1907, sold by Gooden and Fox to the MFA for $16,650 [see note 1]. (Accession Date: August 8, 1907) NOTES: [1] MFA accession numbers 07.499 - 07.502 were acquired together for $16,650.

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

1662

Dimensions

112.7 x 130.2 cm (44 3/8 x 51 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

07.500

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Europe

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