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    Sale 12307

    Old Master and British Paintings

    2 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 8

    Corneille de la Haye, called Corneille de Lyon (The Hague c. 1500-1575 Lyon) and Workshop

    Portrait of a lady, bust-length, in a black dress and black hood with a bongrace

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    Corneille de la Haye, called Corneille de Lyon (The Hague c. 1500-1575 Lyon) and Workshop
    Portrait of a lady, bust-length, in a black dress and black hood with a bongrace
    oil on panel
    5 ½ x 4 ¼ in. (14 x 10.4 cm.)


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    We are grateful to Alexandra Zvereva for confirming the attribution to Corneille de Lyon and workshop on first-hand inspection. Dr Zvereva notes that the quality in the execution of the eyes indicates they were painted by Corneille himself.