4 June 2009
THIS LOT IS SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE
This lot is offered without a reserve
Attributed to Francisque Millet (Antwerp 1642-1679 Paris)
The Finding of Moses
oil on canvas, unframed
29 x 39 in. (73.7 x 99 cm.)
Sir Abraham Hume, 2nd Bt., London, and thence by descent to
Captain Geoffrey Egerton Tower, Hawthorne House, Shropshire, and to his widow
Mrs. G.E. Tower, River House, Chiswick; Sotheby's, London, 30 October 1957, lot 13.
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The central figural group derives from Poussin's version of the subject painted circa 1638 for André Le Nôtre (Louvre, Paris).
This lot is offered without reserve.
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