Bartholomeus van Bassen (The Hague ? c. 1590-1652 The Hague) and Esaias van de Velde (Amsterdam 1587-1630 The Hague)
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Bartholomeus van Bassen (The Hague ? c. 1590-1652 The Hague) and Esaias van de Velde (Amsterdam 1587-1630 The Hague)

An interior of a palace with figures conversing

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Bartholomeus van Bassen (The Hague ? c. 1590-1652 The Hague) and Esaias van de Velde (Amsterdam 1587-1630 The Hague)
An interior of a palace with figures conversing
signed and dated 'Bassen 1625' (lower left)
oil on panel
34.8 x 50.3 cm.
with two collector's wax seals on the reverse
Provenance
De Fursac; Gallerie Fievez, Brussels, 14 December 1923, lot 7.
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Lot Essay

We are grateful to Mr. Axel Rüger for confirming the attribution to Bartholomeus van Bassen after inspection of the original (verbal communication, 25 August 2008). The picture will be included in his forthcoming monograph on the artist.

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