4 June 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 13,750
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
Cornelis Jonson van Ceulen (London 1593-1661 Utrecht)
Portrait of a gentleman
inscribed and dated 'A.o 1633' (upper right)
oil on panel
27 3/8 x 21¾ in. (69.5 x 55.2 cm.)
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Frederick C. Stoop, West Hall, Byfleet; Christie's, London, 19 October 1951, lot 7, as 'J.A. van Ravesteyn'.
with Newhouse Galleries, New York.
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