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    Sale 7744

    Old Masters & 19th Century Art Day Sale

    8 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 141

    Attributed to Arie de Vois (Utrecht 1630/5-1680 Leiden)

    Portrait of a gentleman, said to be the artist Adrian van der Werff, half-length, as Bacchus

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    Attributed to Arie de Vois (Utrecht 1630/5-1680 Leiden)
    Portrait of a gentleman, said to be the artist Adrian van der Werff, half-length, as Bacchus
    indistinctly signed 'A V...s' (upper left); and inscribed 'ALB 153' ('ALB' in monogram, on the reverse of the copper)
    oil on copper
    8 x 7 in. (20.4 x 17.8 cm.)
    with inscription '...from the Collection of Sir T[..]ham van der Werff by that very rare Master Ary de Voys' (on the backing board)


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    A copy of this painting is in the Vassar College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, New York (inv. no. 66.23.10), recorded by Paul Huys Janssen, Jan van Bijlert, Amsterdam, 1998, p. 197, no. R18, fig. 223, as after Arie de Vois(?).

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    Provenance

    Sir Thomas Hanmer, 4th Bt. (1677-1746), Hanmer Hall, Flint.
    Miss Dobson; Christie's, London, 9 May 1865, lot 132, as 'A. de Voys' (unsold).
    J. Schofield, and by descent.
    Anonymous Sale; Christie's, London, 12 October 1979, lot 148, as 'Arie de Vois' (sold £761).