A man and woman dancing; the man, seen nearly from behind, wearing a cap and a knife hanging from his belt, the woman wearing an apron and holding a handkerchief, a woman holding a baby behind them Pen and brown ink, with grey wash, over red and black chalk
- 1659-1670 (c.)
- Height: 134 millimetres
- Width: 154 millimetres
Inscription ContentSigned in monogram
The 1995 Ostade Exhibition label text (exhibited with 1836-8-11-422): For further discussion see 1836-8-11-422.
Dutch Roy XVIIc
1995 Jan-Apr, BM, Ostade (no cat.)
14 December 1994
Reason for treatment
Lift, remove debris, repair as necessary, mount as directed.
Adhered to album page along edges, lower R corner left unadhered.
Gently humidified by keeping under slightly damp blotting paper, separated from the album page with a scalpel, removed adhesive debris by local application of poultice of Klucel G (hydroxypropyl cellulose) in distilled water, humidified, pressed and mounted in an overthrow mount.
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Object reference number: PDO13759
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