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    Sale 7663

    Fasque The Scottish Seat of the Gladstones

    7 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 135

    Simon Hendricksz. van Amersfoort (1550-1699)

    Tobias and the Angel curing Tobit of blindness

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Simon Hendricksz. van Amersfoort (1550-1699)
    Tobias and the Angel curing Tobit of blindness
    signed with monogram and dated 'SHendr... fecit 1630' (lower right, under the angel's foot)
    oil on panel
    24¾ x 18¾ in. (62.8 x 47.6 cm.)
    in a George III giltwood swept frame


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    We are grateful to Willem van de Watering for confirming the attribution on the basis of photographs and for highlighting that this is only the third fully identified work by the artist, of whom few biogrpahical details are known.

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    Saleroom Notice

    For further information on the artist please see the exhibition catalogue Dutch Painting in a New Light: Hendrick ter Brugghen and his contemporaries (Ultrecht and Braunschweig, November 1986 - April 1987).


    Literature

    Possibly 1851 Inventory, Large Drawing Room, '14 Paintings - £75.0.0'