• Old Master and 19th Century Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 2829

    Old Master and 19th Century Art

    13 October 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 48

    After Caspar Netscher

    Portrait of Madame de Montespan with her infant son the Duc de Maine

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    After Caspar Netscher
    Portrait of Madame de Montespan with her infant son the Duc de Maine
    with signature and date 'C Netscher. Fec. 1671.' (lower left)
    oil on metal
    47.2 x 36.2 cm.


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    After the original in the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 9-10 April 1986, lot 26 as 'Caspar Netscher'.
    with J. van Haeften, London, where probably bought by the present owner.


    Literature

    M.E. Wieseman, Caspar Netscher and Late Seventeenth-Century Dutch painting, Doornspijk, 2002, pp. 243-4, no. 106, under i, as possibly a studio replica.