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    Sale 2798

    Pictures, Watercolours and Drawings 'Including Indonesian Art'.

    9 - 10 September 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 26

    Thomas van der Wilt (Piershil 1659-1733 Delft)

    Portrait of a lady, three-quarter-length, in a brown dress, a classical garden beyond

    Price Realised  

    Thomas van der Wilt (Piershil 1659-1733 Delft)
    Portrait of a lady, three-quarter-length, in a brown dress, a classical garden beyond
    signed with initials and dated 'T.vw, 1699:' (lower left)
    oil on panel
    40 x 31.4 cm.


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    Provenance

    Werner Dahl, Düsseldorf; Frederik Muller, 17 October 1905, lot 162.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, Amsterdam, 29 November 1988, lot 178.
    SØR Rusche collection, Oelde.


    Literature

    A. von Wurzbach, Niederländische Künstler-Lexikon, Vienna and Leipzig, 1906, II, p. 887.
    H.-J. Raupp, Portraits, Münster, 1995, I, pp. 164-5, no. 63, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    Schloss Brake, Weserrenaissance Museum, Portraits- Niederländische Malerei des 17. Jahrhunderts, 18 March-6 August 1995.
    Paderborn, Städtische Galerie in der Reithalle Schloss Neuhaus, Portraits- Niederländische Malerei des 17. Jahrhunderts, 17 May-14 July 1996.
    Liesborn, Museum Abtei, Portraits, on loan.