• Old Master & 19th Century Pain auction at Christies

    Sale 7783

    Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Watercolours Day Sale

    9 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 125

    Lombard School, circa 1640

    Portrait of a lady, full-length, in a richly gold-embroidered white dress and mantle, with a jewelled ring and chains of gold and pearls, and a black lace shawl, holding a feather fan, by a table with a vase of roses, tulips and other flowers, a draped curtain beyond

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    Lombard School, circa 1640
    Portrait of a lady, full-length, in a richly gold-embroidered white dress and mantle, with a jewelled ring and chains of gold and pearls, and a black lace shawl, holding a feather fan, by a table with a vase of roses, tulips and other flowers, a draped curtain beyond
    oil on canvas
    84¾ x 61 7/8 in. (215.2 x 157.2 cm.)


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    Dr. Sam Segal, in a letter to the present owner, suggested that the still life is likely to have been painted by Luca Forte (c. 1615-before 1670).

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