Oil painting on panel, Interior of an Inn by Adriaen van Ostade (Haarlem 1610 –Haarlem 1685), signed and dated AV (in compendium) Ostade. 1663.
Collection of Lady Holderness, 1802; collection of Sir G. Page Turner; Lord Charles Townshend, 1819; collection of A. de la Hante, 1821; collection of William Beckford, 1840; collection of Sir George Lindsay Holford (1860-1926), Westonbirt; his deceased sale, Christie's 17 May 1928, lot 29, for 1,890 guineas to Buttery; Harold Samuel, Baron Samuel of Wych Cross; acquired by the National Trust as a gift from the estate of the late Edna, Lady Samuel of Wych Cross (1918-2008), 2010.
Makers and roles
Adriaen van Ostade (Haarlem 1610 – Haarlem 1685), artist
Buchanan 1824 W. Buchanan, Memoirs of Paintings, London, 1824, vol. I, 1824,p. 313
Smith 1829-42 J.Smith, A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish and French Painters, London, 1829-1842 9 vols., vol. I, 1829, pp. 143-44, no. 133
Waagen 1854 Gustav Waagen, Treasures of Art in Great Britain, 3 vols. (translated by Lady Eastlake), London, 1854, vol. II, 1854,p. 201
Hofstede de Groot 1908-27 C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonné of the Most Eminent Dutch Painters of the Seventeenth Century..., 1908-27, 8 vols., vol. III, 1901, pp.337-338, no. 650