31 October 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,250
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
Follower of Jean-François de la Motte
A trompe l'oeil of feathers, cards and a comb, with prints affixed
oil on canvas
29 x 24 in. (73.5 x 61 cm.)
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The upper print has been identified as a reversed copy of Hendrik Goltzius' Venus in Half Length (cf. Strauss 337; Hollstein 135), apparently engraved and published by the Visscher family.
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