7 December 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 30,500
Estimate GBP 25,000 - GBP 35,000
Attributed to Jacob Jordaens (Antwerp 1593-1678)
Study of a cat
oil on paper, laid down on card
6¼ x 4 5/8 in. (15.8 x 11.5 cm.)
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Cats were a favourite motif in Jacob Jordaens's oeuvre. A cat with similar markings was painted by Jordaens in, for example, his Satyr and Peasant of circa 1620, in the Staatliche Gemäldegalerie, Kassel.
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