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    Sale 2785

    19th Century European Art

    15 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 44

    Willem de Famars Testas (Dutch, 1834-1896)

    Jhr Jacob Carel Martens (1817-1872) with his daughters: preparing for a ride

    Price Realised  

    Willem de Famars Testas (Dutch, 1834-1896)
    Jhr Jacob Carel Martens (1817-1872) with his daughters: preparing for a ride
    signed and dated 'W.Testas ft 1863.' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    50 x 70 cm.


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    Provenance

    Kunsthandel Simonis & Buunk, Ede, where acquired by the present owner.


    Exhibited

    Leeuwarden, Fries Museum, In het zadel, Het Nederlands ruiterportret van 1550 tot 1900, 7 December-20 January 1980, cat.no. 85, ill., as: Jhr Jacob Carel Martens (1817-1872) met zijn twee dochters.