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    Sale 5433

    Old Master & British Pictures & Old Master Drawings

    2 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 39

    Circle of Frans Pourbus II (Antwerp 1569-1622)

    Portrait of a gentleman, bust-length, in a black doublet and white ruff, in a feigned oval; and Portrait of a lady, bust length, in a black dress and white ruff and cap, in a feigned oval

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Circle of Frans Pourbus II (Antwerp 1569-1622)
    Portrait of a gentleman, bust-length, in a black doublet and white ruff, in a feigned oval; and Portrait of a lady, bust length, in a black dress and white ruff and cap, in a feigned oval
    oil on panel
    3½ x 3 in. (8.9 x 7.6 cm.)
    a pair (2)


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    Provenance

    The Countess of Harborough (according to an old inscription on the reverse); possibly her sale, Christies, London, 24 February 1887.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY (LOTS 31-33, 39, 41 & 125)