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    Sale 2769

    Old Master Pictures and Drawings

    14 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 230

    Circle of Anton Raphael Mengs (Zsti nad Labem 1728-1779 Rome)

    Portrait of Louis de Silvestre (1675-1760), half-length, holding a pen and leaning on a portfolio

    Price Realised  

    Circle of Anton Raphael Mengs (Zsti nad Labem 1728-1779 Rome)
    Portrait of Louis de Silvestre (1675-1760), half-length, holding a pen and leaning on a portfolio
    oil on canvas
    64.6 x 51.7 cm.


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    A version of the same composition in pastel on paper is in the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden (see S. Roettgen, Anton Raphael Mengs: 1728-1779, Munich, 1999, I, pp. 296-8, no. 229).

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