Dou, Gerard (1613 Leiden 1675). The Evening Party. Gentleman playing cards with a young lady. A musician looking into her’s and making a sign to the other. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 8¼ × 5⅜ in (21 × 13.7 cm).

Offer no. 5,063 / sold

“ I am very late to thank you for your kind and detailed e-mail of Sept. 21. – We are back in the US since early Oct. and are catching up with privat and business matters.

The visit with you was a pleasure and so nice to meet you in person … The advise and first pass evaluation you gave us were realistic and appreciated … ”

(Mr. + Mrs. N. Sch., November 6, 2009)