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    Sale 5858

    Old Masters & 19th Century Works of Art

    10 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 130

    Attributed to Pieter van Mol (Antwerp 1599-1650 Paris)

    An allegory of Touch

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Attributed to Pieter van Mol (Antwerp 1599-1650 Paris)
    An allegory of Touch
    oil on canvas
    45¼ x 38¾ in. (114.9 x 98.5 cm.)


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    It is likely that the present work is part of a series of five paintings by the artist depicting the five senses, of which there is a known allegory of Sight in a Private Collection, Amsterdam. Pieter van Mol also painted five allegories of Sin between 1625-1630.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE AUSTRIAN COLLECTOR (LOT 130)