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    Sale 5311

    Old Master & British Pictures & Old Master Drawings

    5 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 155

    Attributed to Wolfgang Heimbach (Ovelgönne 1613-Oldenburg 1678)

    Portrait of a boy, three-quarter-length, in a green costume

    Price Realised  

    Attributed to Wolfgang Heimbach (Ovelgönne 1613-Oldenburg 1678)
    Portrait of a boy, three-quarter-length, in a green costume
    indistinctly signed and dated with the age of the sitter 'AE...1633(?)./A...tis..3' (upper right)
    oil on copper
    4½ x 3½ in. (11.5 x 8.9 cm.)


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    Literature

    H.-J. Raupp, Portraits, Munster, 1995, pp. 66-67.
    C. Morsbach, Die Genrebilder von Wolfgang Heimbach (um 1613-nach1678), Oldenburger, 1999, (Oldenburger Forschungen Neue Folge Bang 9), no. BI 1, pp. 201-2.


    Exhibited

    Schloss Brake, Weserrenaissance Museum and Paderborn, Städtische Galerie in der Reithalle Schloss Neuhaus, Portraits-Niederländische Malerei des 17 .Jahrhunderts, between 18 March 1995 and 14 July 1996. Liesborn, Museum Abtei Liesborn, Portraits, 1996-2002, on loan.