• Old Masters and 19th Century A auction at Christies

    Sale 2840

    Old Masters and 19th Century Art

    13 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 58

    Circle of Frans Pourbus II (Antwerp 1569-1622)

    Portrait of a gentleman, bust-length, in a black doublet with gold brocade; and Portrait of a lady, bust-length, in a black dress with gold brocade and a lace ruff

    Price Realised  

    Circle of Frans Pourbus II (Antwerp 1569-1622)
    Portrait of a gentleman, bust-length, in a black doublet with gold brocade; and Portrait of a lady, bust-length, in a black dress with gold brocade and a lace ruff
    the first inscribed and dated 'AETATIS SVAE 32.1620.' (lower centre); the second inscribed and dated 'AETATIS SVAE 37. 1620.' (lower centre)
    oil on panel
    66.7 x 50.8 cm.
    a pair (2)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 27 April 2007, lot 7.