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    Sale 12307

    Old Master and British Paintings

    2 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 138

    Joachim von Sandrart I (Frankfurt 1606-1688 Nuremberg)

    Portrait of a lady, bust-length, in an embroidered black dress

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    Joachim von Sandrart I (Frankfurt 1606-1688 Nuremberg)
    Portrait of a lady, bust-length, in an embroidered black dress
    signed and dated 'J. Sandrart / F 1643' (lower left)
    oil on panel
    36 ¼ x 27 ½ in. (92 x 69.7 cm.)


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    Provenance

    (Possibly) Anon. Sale, Amsterdam, 10 October 1848, lot 70 ‘Een deftig Mansportret ter halver lijve in satijnen kleeding met eene geborduurde kraag, en eene Dame met rijker kanten en sieraden gekleed; beiden fraai geschildert. Paneel 90 x 69’.
    With Colnaghi, London, 1896.
    Charles Butler (1822-1910), of 3 Connaught Place, London, and Warren Wood, Hertfordshire; his posthumous sale, Christie’s, London, 26 May 1911 [=2nd day], lot 212 (52 guineas to Asher Wertheimer).
    With Theron J. Blakeslee (d. 1914), Blakeslee Galleries, 665 Fifth Avenue, New York; his posthumous sale, American Art Association, New York, 21 April 1915, lot 71.
    Anonymous sale, Kirby-Bernet, New York, 29 January 1921, lot 83.
    Robert Hosea, New York; sale, American Art Association, New York, 3 February 1938, lot 53.
    Private Collection, U.S.A.


    Literature

    C. Klemm, Joachim von Sandrart: Kunst-Werke u. Lebens-Lauf, Berlin, 1986, pp. 129-30, no. 51, illustrated.
    Erna E. Kok, Culturele ondernemers in de Gouden Eeuw. De artistieke en sociaal-economische strategieën van Jacob Backer, Govert Flinck, Ferdinand Bol, en Joachim von Sandrart, Amsterdam, 2013 (University of Amsterdam dissertation), fig. 154.