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    Sale 12195

    Living With Art

    14 - 15 June 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 3

    Paul Jean Clays (Belgian, 1819-1900)

    Celebration of the Freedom of the Port of Antwerp, 1863

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Paul Jean Clays (Belgian, 1819-1900)
    Celebration of the Freedom of the Port of Antwerp, 1863
    signed 'P.J. Clays' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    48 5/8 x 79 in. (123.5 x 200.7 cm.)


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    Provenance

    The artist.
    Gifted to the Metropolitan Museum of Art by the above and an association of gentleman to the present owner, 1881.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Sold to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund


    Exhibited

    Brussels, Exposition nationale des beaux-arts, 1880.