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    Sale 2782

    LIECHTENSTEIN: Property from the Collection of the Princely House of Liechtenstein.

    1 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 132

    Gerard van Donck (active possibly Amsterdam 1627-1640)

    Portrait of a gentleman, half-length, in a black costume with a white 'molensteenkraag'; and Portrait of a lady, half-length, in a black costume with a white 'molensteenkraag' and headdress

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    Gerard van Donck (active possibly Amsterdam 1627-1640)
    Portrait of a gentleman, half-length, in a black costume with a white 'molensteenkraag'; and Portrait of a lady, half-length, in a black costume with a white 'molensteenkraag' and headdress
    both inscribed with coat-of-arms of the sitter respectively and the first signed and dated 'Aetatis Suae. 57: Ao 1627. G.v.Donck' (centre right); the second signed and dated 'Aetatis Suae. 60. Ao 1627. G.v. Donck' (centre left)
    oil on panel
    63.5 x 48.8 cm. (2)


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    Provenance

    With F. Goldmann, Vienna, from whom acquired by Prince Johannes I of Liechtenstein, 1816.
    Gartenpalais, Vienna, before 1888.
    Schloss Eisgrub, Lednice, 1895.
    Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, before 1937.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the cataloguing should read 'with signature and date'.