Attributed to Thomas de Keyser
Mother and Child
oil on oak panel
56.9 x 40.6 cm (22-3/8 x 16 in)
Dahl, by 1886. Baron de Dietrich, Paris. (Dr. O. Hirschmann, Amsterdam), by 1936.  Mr. and Mrs. David Birnbaum-ten Cate [later David Bingham, 1891-1956], by 1942;  sold 1957 to (Schaeffer Galleries, New York);  sold to Samuel H. Kress [1863-1955] on 16 February 1957; gift to the Allentown Art Museum in 1961, no. 1961.59.  Lent to Tentoonstelling van oude kunst uit het bezit van den internationalen handel, Rijkmuseum, Amsterdam, 1936, no. 86.  List of Birnbaum's collection included with a letter dated 7 August 1942 from Rombout van Riemsdijk of the Netherlands information Bureau to Daniel Catton Rich of the Art Institute of Chicago (Art Institute of Chicago Archives, Daniel C. Rich, Director of Fine Arts 1938-1958, Exhibition Records, Great Dutch Masters Exhibition, RG 505-Box 0063). Birnbaum lent to the exhibition of Dutch Masters of the Seventeenth Century, M. Knoedler & Company, New York, 1945, no. 7. Birnbaum changed his name to Bingham in 1946.  Shaeffer bought the de Keyser and Steen's Soo de Ouden Songen, Soo Pijpen de Jongen (as the Old Sing) together from Mrs. Bingham in February 1957. Schaeffer Galleries Records, Box 2 Client Files, Getty Research Institute.