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    Sale 2802

    Old Master Pictures

    10 November 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 65

    Matthieu-Ignace van Bree (Antwerp 1773-1839)

    Briseis taken from Achilles by the heralds Talthybios and Eurybates

    Price Realised  

    Matthieu-Ignace van Bree (Antwerp 1773-1839)
    Briseis taken from Achilles by the heralds Talthybios and Eurybates
    signed and dated 'Van Bree 1795. anvers' (lower left)
    oil on panel
    58.7 x 73.9 cm.


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    A drawing with the same subject by Van Bree is in the collection of C.P. van Eeghen, Amsterdam.

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    Please note that this picture will be offered without a frame.