23 - 24 June 2015
Attributed to Carel De Moor II (Leiden 1656-1738 Warmond)
A sleeping couple, discovered by three women in an Arcadian landscape
oil on panel
37.3 x 47.4 cm.
with St. Lucas, The Hague, where purchased by the father of the present owner circa 65 years ago.
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