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    Sale 3066

    Old Masters & 19th Century Art - including Dutch Impressionism

    15 - 16 November 2016, Amsterdam

  • Lot 20

    Attributed to Catharina van Hemessen (Antwerp 1527/28-1560/80 ?)

    Portrait of a lady, half-length, in a black dress with red sleeves, white cuffs and collar, and a white bonnet

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    Attributed to Catharina van Hemessen (Antwerp 1527/28-1560/80 ?)
    Portrait of a lady, half-length, in a black dress with red sleeves, white cuffs and collar, and a white bonnet
    inscribed and dated 'HINC VIDE QVALIS HONOS VVLTVS ELORENTE IVVENTE ÆTAT 31 1550' (along the circumference)
    oil on panel, tondo
    14.1 cm. diam.


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    Provenance

    Collection Hein, Paris, by 1926 (according to an annotation by M.J. Friedländer in his photo archive).
    with R. Finck, Brussels, from whom acquired in 1980 by the father of the present owner.


    Literature

    K. de Clippel, 'Catharina van Hemessen (1528-na 1581): amateurschilderes, en toch pionier?', in Jaarboek van het Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp, 1998, pp. 243-92, fig. 23.