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    Sale 5311

    Old Master & British Pictures & Old Master Drawings

    5 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 344

    Jan Erasmus Quellinus (Antwerp 1634-1715 Mechelen)

    A soldier with three young women carrying armour

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    Jan Erasmus Quellinus (Antwerp 1634-1715 Mechelen)
    A soldier with three young women carrying armour
    with inscription 'D N I.E.Q v 15 ... /1672'
    black chalk, brush and two shades of grey ink, heightened with white, pen and brown ink framing lines
    8 3/8 x 9 7/8 in. (214 x 251 mm.)


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    Comparable to drawings by Jan Erasmus Quellinus formerly in the Weld-Blundell Collection, now at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool (X. Brooke, Mantegna to Rubens, the Weld-Blundell drawings collection, London, 1998, p. 132, nos. 72 and 73). Also known as Jan Seederboom, Jan Erasmus Quellinus was the son of the Flemish painter Erasmus Quellinus II.

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