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Inscription

on house at far side of market square: 1590[?]; lower left: 1597 / A[illegible, possibly remnant of a signature]

Provenance

Private collection, Berlin, by 1918; (Fritsche, Berlin); purchased c. 1952 by Mr. and Mrs. Earl H. Look, Washington, D.C.;[1] gift 1979 to NGA.

Bibliography
1984
Vanwesenbeeck, Cees. "Bergen op Zoom in Washington." De Waterschans (March 1984): 13-14, repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 190, repro., as by Abel Grimmer.
1991
Bertier de Sauvigny, Reine de. Jacob et Abel Grimmer: Catalogue raisonné. Belgium, 1991: 202, 203, 226, no. 25, repro., as by Abel Grimmer.
2005
Wheelock, Arthur K., Jr. Flemish Paintings of the Seventeenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 2005: 112-116, color repro.