Oil/wood, 36 x 29,5 cm, crack, cradled. - Expertise: Heinrich Zimmermann, Berlin 10. April 1965 with confirmation of authenticity. - Literature: Cf. the painting by van Tol with a girl in a window and and an almost identical frieze with putti below in: Walther Bernt: Die niederländischen Maler des 17. Jhs., vol. III, p. 1185. - Dutch painter from the Leiden school, pupil and follower of his uncle Gerrit Dou. In 1664 he became member of the Leiden painter's guild. After a short sojourn in Amsterdam he opened a pub in Leiden. Mus.: Amsterdam (Rijksmus.), St. Petersburg (Eremitage), Dresden, Leiden, Stockholm a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit, Bernt.