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    Sale 7633

    Old Master & British Pictures (Day Sale)

    3 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 137

    Frans van Mieris II (Leiden 1689-1763)

    A fish seller and a poultry seller in an arched window, above a carved relief

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Frans van Mieris II (Leiden 1689-1763)
    A fish seller and a poultry seller in an arched window, above a carved relief
    signed and dated 'F. V. Mieris Fecit. Ao 1730' (upper right) and inscribed '..R - VINCIT - OMNI...' (lower left, on the mortar)
    oil on panel
    15 3/8 x 13 1/8 in. (39 x 33.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Mrs Hamilton Nisbet Ferguson (d. 1855), by whom bequeathed to
    Henry Frederick Stephenson, M.P. (1790-1858), and by desent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN