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    Sale 2769

    Old Master Pictures and Drawings

    14 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 120

    Jacob de Wit (Amsterdam 1695-1754)

    An Allegory of Vanitas: Four putti blowing bubbles, a skull, an artist's palette and a crown nearby

    Price Realised  

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    Jacob de Wit (Amsterdam 1695-1754)
    An Allegory of Vanitas: Four putti blowing bubbles, a skull, an artist's palette and a crown nearby
    oil on canvas laid down on panel
    27.5 x 15 cm.


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    We are grateful to Mr. Guus van den Hout for confirming the attribution on the basis of a photograph (written communication, 24 September 2007). He believes that the present lot is one of the earliest sketches by de Wit and dates it to circa 1716.

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