15 - 16 November 2016
Circle of Jacob Grimmer (Antwerp 1525/26-1589/1609)
An Allegory of Spring: a rocky coastal landscape with farmers working
oil on panel
36.6 x 50.8 cm.
Acquired in Brussels by the grandfather of the present owner, 1915.
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This picture derives from a composition by Jacob Grimmer, as part of a series of the four seasons, of which several versions exist.
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