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    Sale 2802

    Old Master Pictures

    10 November 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 5

    Studio of Frans Francken II (Antwerp 1581-1642)

    The Parable of Dives and Lazarus

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Studio of Frans Francken II (Antwerp 1581-1642)
    The Parable of Dives and Lazarus
    oil on panel
    54.4 x 78.4 cm.


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    This composition is known in numerous versions, the main version being a picture in the Deutsche Brotmuseum, Ulm (see U. Härting, 'Der Reiche und der arme Lazarus', in: Weltkunst, LXIV, 1994, pp. 3448-9).

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    Provenance

    In the collection of the present owner for at least 30 years.