Lot 527
Old Masters, Nineteenth Century & Early Modern Art Online | 21 November 2021
Maria Margaretha la Fargue (1743-1813)

A fishmonger from Scheveningen

signed 'Maria M. la Fargue/inv. & fec:' (lower right)

chalk, pen and washed ink on paper, 17x17,5 cm

-Possibly Collection Mr. Jaques Bergeon (circa 1740-after 1790), The Hague/Alphen aan de Rijn; Possibly his auction, Du Mee & Van Daalen Wetters, The Hague, 28-31 December 1789, lot 45.
-Possibly Collection Mr. Tethart Philip Christiaen Haag (1737-1812), The Hague; Possibly his auction, Bonte, The Hague, 21 December 1812, lot 4161.
-Auction, Sotheby's Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, 3 April 1978, lot 237.
-Auction, Glerum, The Hague, 19 October 1993, lot 51a, where acquired by the family of the present owner.

Please compare to a painting by the same artist with a similar composition in: Charles Dumas, 'Haagse Stadsgezichten 1550-1800, Topografische schilderijen van het Haags Historisch Museum', Zwolle 1991, ill. p. 419, no. 7, p. 422, no. 19.
There is also a larger drawing with a similar composition known in the collection of Huis van Gijn in Dordrecht, inv. no. 7446 (see: Dumas, 1991, p. 422, no. 19).

The present lot is accompanied by the above mentioned book.

We would like to thank Mr. Charles Dumas for his help in cataloguing this lot.

€ 500,00
€ 700,00
€ 500,00

Hamerprijs: € 500