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    Sale 2802

    Old Master Pictures

    10 November 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 97

    Circle of Philippe de Champaigne (Brussels 1602-1674 Paris)

    Portrait of a gentleman, three-quarter-length, in a black costume

    Price Realised  

    Circle of Philippe de Champaigne (Brussels 1602-1674 Paris)
    Portrait of a gentleman, three-quarter-length, in a black costume
    oil on canvas
    106.8 x 90.3 cm.


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    Judging from his costume, the sitter was probably an echevin, a member of the Council of Paris. We are grateful to Dr. Nicolas Sainte Fare Garnot of the Musée Jacquemart-André, Paris, for his help in cataloguing this lot (verbal communication, 17 June 2008).

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    Provenance

    J.H. Ressing, Delft (according to a label on reverse).


    Literature

    B. Dorrival, Philippe de Champaigne, 1602-1674, Paris, 1976, p. 188, no. 412, as Philippe de Champaigne.