Jan Miense Molenaer,Dutch, 1610-1668. This genre/landscape painting is oil on cradled panel, signed lower right "J Molenaer". It is 9.25" by 8.25" in a beautiful ornate 4.5 18th C frame. The condition is good. There was a clean vertical crack in the panel which was well repaired with almost no inpainting. Molenaer is a highly regarded Dutch artist with almost 2 pages in Benezit. He worked in Haarlem, Holland where he was a student of Frans Hals. He painted genre, portraits, interiors and also did engravings. His work is in many major museums such as London's National Gallery, Berlin, Amsterdam, Brussels, Cologne, Paris' Louvre, and many others. His paintings sell for up to $350,000 +.