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    Sale 3063

    Old Masters & 19th Century Art - (including Dutch Impressionism)

    24 - 25 May 2016, Amsterdam

  • Lot 33

    Gerrit de Wet (d. Leiden 1674)

    The Raising of Lazarus

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Gerrit de Wet (d. Leiden 1674)
    The Raising of Lazarus
    signed and dated 'g d Wet / 1666' (lower centre, on the gravestone)
    oil on canvas
    87 x 95 cm.


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    In 1666, the date of the present picture, Gerrit de Wet is recorded as a member of the Guild of Saint Luke in Leiden, where he moved to in the 1660s after having worked in the Haarlem studio of his brother Jacob I.
    We are grateful to Angela de Jager for confirming the attribution to the artist on the basis of a photograph.

    Provenance

    Acquired by the father of the present owner before 1937.