• Old Master and 19th Century Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 2829

    Old Master and 19th Century Art

    13 October 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 67

    Melchior Brassauw (Mechelen 1709-after 1757 Antwerp)

    Portrait of a lady, half-length, in a pastoral dress with a feathered hat; and Portrait of a gentleman, half-length, in a fur-trimmed black coat and feathered hat

    Price Realised  

    Melchior Brassauw (Mechelen 1709-after 1757 Antwerp)
    Portrait of a lady, half-length, in a pastoral dress with a feathered hat; and Portrait of a gentleman, half-length, in a fur-trimmed black coat and feathered hat
    the first indistinctly signed 'M...Pinx:' (upper right); the second signed 'Melchior: Brassauw: pinx:' (upper left)
    oil on panel
    19.4 x 16.9 cm.
    a pair (2)


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    Provenance

    Executors of the late Sidney Hand; Christie's, London, 5 December 1952, lot 88, (£29.8.0 to Van de Kar).
    with Nijstad, The Hague, 1953.