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    Sale 2769

    Old Master Pictures and Drawings

    14 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 177

    Jan van Rossum (active Vianen 1654-1678)

    Portrait of Isabella Bellasis (died 1676), half-length, in a yellow dress and lace chemise, a landscape beyond, in a painted oval

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    Jan van Rossum (active Vianen 1654-1678)
    Portrait of Isabella Bellasis (died 1676), half-length, in a yellow dress and lace chemise, a landscape beyond, in a painted oval
    signed and dated 'J.V.Rossum · fe 1667' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    81.7 x 67.7 cm.
    inscribed with a coat-of-arms upper right


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    The pendant to the present composition depicts the sitter's husband, Jasper van Lynden d' Aspremont tot Planck (died 1669) which was at Phillips, London, 7 July, 1989. Another painting, also by van Rossum, of their children, Jacoba and Godard Philip was at Christie's, Amsterdam, 14 November 1991, lot 128.

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    Provenance

    Baron van der Capellen, Zutphen The Hague.
    C. M. Cremers, Wassenaar.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this picture has been requested for an exhibition in the Kunsthal, Rotterdam, with the title 'Thuis in de Gouden Eeuw', curated by Wim Pijbes and Marten-Jan Bok. The exhibition will be held from February - April 2008.


    Literature

    H.-J. Raupp, Portraits, Münster, 1995, I, pp. 124-7, no. 48, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    Schloss Brake, Weserrenaissance Museum and Paderborn, Städtische Galerie in der Reithalle Schloss Neuhaus, Portraits- Niederländische Malerei des 17. Jahrhunderts, between 18 March 1995 and 14 July 1996.
    Liesborn, Museum Abtei, Portraits, on loan.