• European Noble and Private Col auction at Christies

    Sale 2835

    European Noble and Private Collections

    15 - 16 December 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 139

    A WAX RELIEF PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN

    DUTCH, CIRCA 1697

    Price Realised  

    A WAX RELIEF PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN
    DUTCH, CIRCA 1697
    The red wax mounted on a slate plaque set in a later glazed ebonized frame, restorations
    13.4 x 10.1 cm. (the slate plaque)


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    By repute this is the portrait of a member of the Mensma family, the reverse inscribed with a text concerning the restoration in 1959, stating that the restorer found initials and date engraved in the slate GM 1697 AG

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