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    Sale 7575

    Old Master and British Pictures

    25 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 76

    Attributed to Jan Fyt (Antwerp 1611-1661)

    A lion attacked by a pack of hounds in a wooded landscape

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    Attributed to Jan Fyt (Antwerp 1611-1661)
    A lion attacked by a pack of hounds in a wooded landscape
    oil on canvas, unframed
    37½ x 39½ in.(95.2 x 100.4 cm.)


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    Dr. Hella Robels, in letters dated 21 September 1990 and 7 August 1997, suggested an attribution to Jan Fyt on the basis of two drawings of dogs in the Städelsches Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt, and the Musée des Beaux-Art et d'Archéologie, Besançon (see H. Robels, Frans Snyders, Munich, 1989, p. 508, nos. AZ 94 and 95).

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