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A Man Smoking and a Woman Drinking in a Courtyard

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Year  1658-1660
Artist  Pieter de Hooch
Location  Mauritshuis, The Hague
Created  1660
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Dimensions  78 cm × 65 cm (31 in × 26 in)
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A Man Smoking and a Woman Drinking in a Courtyard (1658–1660) is an oil on canvas painting by the Dutch painter Pieter de Hooch; it is an example of Dutch Golden Age painting and is part of the collection of the Mauritshuis.

This painting by Hooch was documented by Hofstede de Groot in 1910, who wrote:

297. COURTYARD WITH A MAN SMOKING AND A WOMAN DRINKING. Sm. 30 ; de G. 56. This picture corresponds precisely to the Rothschild picture (295), except that the figure of the second man is here absent. It is an excellent work. Canvas, 30 1/2 inches by 25 1/2 inches. Mentioned by Waagen (Supplement, p. 131).

Exhibited at the Royal Academy Winter Exhibition, London, 1871 and 1888, No. 35 ; at the London Guildhall, 1892 ; and at the Burlington Fine Arts Club, 1900.

  • Sold by Smith in 1822 (for 300).
  • In the collection of W. Wells of Redleaf in 1833 (Sm.).
  • Sale.-- W. Wells, London, May 12, 1848 (.540 : 155., Farrer).
  • In Lord Overstone's collection in 1857 (Waagen).
  • References

    A Man Smoking and a Woman Drinking in a Courtyard Wikipedia


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