Provenance(sale, Simon Stinstra, Amsterdam, March 26, 1783, no. 61); purchased by Fouquet. (Probably sale, Isabelle Stinstra (widow of Pieter de Clercq, jr.), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 30, 1829, no. 5); purchased by (Albertus') Brondgeest). (Possibly Gott Heirlooms, London, England, January 12, 1894, no. 31); purchased by Steinmeyer. (Sale, J .S. W. S. Erle Drax, Esq., Olantigh Towers, Wye, Kent, England, February 19, 1910, no. 80); purchased by Lesser; (F. Kleinberger, Paris, France, by 1911 and 1922); (Julius Boehler, Munich, Germany, by 1924); Baron Marczell von Nemes, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; (sale Marczell von Nemes, Frederik Muller and Co., Amsterdam, The Netherlands, November 13, 1928, no. 60, repr.(bought in')); (sale Marczell von Nemes through Paul Cassirer, Hugo Helbing and Maison Frederik Muller and Cie., Munich, Germany June 16, 1931, no. 50, repr.); (W. Paech, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1936); (sale Mrs. S. Harris Lebus et al. (anonymous collection) through Christie's, London, England, February 11, 1944, no. 28); Lt. Col. Wyndham Birch, Beaumont Hall, Thorpe-le-Soken, Essex, England; (Birch sale through Sotheby's, London, England, June 26, 1946, no. 130, repr. frontispiece); purchased by Beattie; (sale Davies et al. (Lady of Title), London, England, July 4, 1951, no. 45, repr); purchased by Newhouse Gallery, New York, New York. Walter P. Chrysler, New York, New York, by 1957. (Newhouse Galleries, New York, New York); Charles B. Sweatt, Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1968; by descent to his widow, Margaret L. Sweatt, Minneapolis, Minnesota; life interest gift to MIA in 1982.
 Hofstede de Groot, no. 228: 'Interior with four figures. The light falls from above at the back and produces a good effect. Leinwand 74 x 101. Versteigerung Is. Stinstra, Witwe P. de Clercq jun. in Amsterdam am 30. Juni 1829 Nr. 5 (nach Belgien verkauft nach Angabe der Familie.' 29 1/2 x 40 (75 x 102 cm). Peter C. Sutton, p. 111: "While the cursory description would not by itself allow