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Simon van der Does (1653-after 1718)
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Simon van der Does (1653-after 1718)

Five studies of the head of a sheep

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Simon van der Does (1653-after 1718)
Five studies of the head of a sheep
with inscription 'Van Der Does'
oil on paper
8¾ x 13½ in. (22 x 34.6 cm.)
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Lot Essay

Traditionally given to an anonymous follower of Jacob van der Does (1623-1673), this drawing is probably in fact by his son Simon. Like his father, Simon frequently painted sheep, and heads very similar to those in the present sketch appear in his finished paintings.

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