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    Sale 2795

    Old Master Paintings from the Collection of Jacques Goudstikker

    14 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 20

    After Sir Anthony van Dyck

    Portrait of a gentleman, three-quarter length, in a black costume with a white collar, leaning on a chair before a red curtain

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    Estimate

    After Sir Anthony van Dyck
    Portrait of a gentleman, three-quarter length, in a black costume with a white collar, leaning on a chair before a red curtain
    oil on canvas
    123.5 x 99.5 cm.


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    The present composition is after the original of circa 1620-1 in the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, which was formerly in the collection of the earls of Jersey, Osterley Park.

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    Provenance

    Lord Stanley.
    Faust Michaelis Collection, Dresden.
    Julius Böhler, Munich, 1926.
    Professor Paoli, Rome.
    with Jacques Goudstikker, Amsterdam, 1928.
    Looted by the Nazi authorities, July 1940.
    Recovered by the Allies, 1945.
    in the custody of the Dutch Government.
    Restituted in February 2006 to the heir of Jacques Goudstikker.


    Literature

    G. Glück, 'Van Dyck, das Meisters Gemälde', in Klassiker der Kunst, 13, Stuttgart, New York, London, 1931, p. 117, as Anthony van Dyck.
    Catalogus van Schilderijen en Beeldhouwwerken, Maastricht, Limburgs Museum voor Kunst en Oudheden, Bisschoppelijk Museum Bisdom Roermond, 1958, p. 24, as School of Anthony van Dyck.
    C. Wright, Paintings in Dutch Museums. An Index of Oil Paintings in Public Collections in The Netherlands by Artists born before 1870, London, 1980, p. 108, as school of Anthony van Dyck.
    E. Larsen, L'Opera completa di Van Dyck 1613-1626, Milan, 1980, p. 105, under no. 277, as a copy.
    E. Larsen, The Paintings of Anthony van Dyck, Freren, 1988, II, pp. 16-7, under no. 20, as a copy.
    Old Master Paintings: An illustrated summary catalogue, Rijksdienst Beeldende Kunst (The Netherlandish Office for the Fine Arts), The Hague, 1992, p. 92, no. 671, illustrated, as Anthony van Dyck.
    S.J. Barnes, N. de Poorter, O. Millar and H. Vey, Van Dyck: A Complete Catalogue of the Paintings, New Haven/London, 2004, p. 127, under no. I. 143, as a copy.


    Exhibited

    Amsterdam, Jacques Goudstikker Gallery, Catalogue des Nouvelles Acquisitions de la Collection Goudstikker, May-July 1928, no. 12, illustrated, as Sir Anthony van Dyck.
    Vienna, Wiener Secession, Drei Jahrhunderte flämische Kunst, 11 January-2 March 1930, no. 2, illustrated no. 38.
    Utrecht, Kunsthistorisch Instituut der Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht, on loan.
    Maastricht, Bonnefantenmuseum, on loan since 1992.