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    Sale 7398

    The Gordon Collection of Portrait Miniatures

    20 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 5

    Cornelis Jonson van Ceulen (Anglo-Dutch, 1593-1661/62)

    A gentleman, in silver-embroidered grey doublet, white lace ruff, moustache and small pointed beard

    Price Realised  

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    Cornelis Jonson van Ceulen (Anglo-Dutch, 1593-1661/62)
    A gentleman, in silver-embroidered grey doublet, white lace ruff, moustache and small pointed beard
    oil on copper
    oval, 2 in. (52 mm.) high, silver mount within silver filigree frame


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    For an updated account on Jonson, see K. Hearn, 'The English career of Cornelius Johnson', in J. Roding et al (ed.), The English Venture: Dutch and Flemish Artists in Britain 1550-1800, Leiden, 2003, pp. 113-128.

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    Provenance

    Ernst Holzscheiter Collection, Meilen; part II, Sotheby's, London, 1 May 1980, lot 4.