17 - 18 November 2015
Circle of Jan Breughel II (Antwerp 1601-1678)
The Descent into Hell
oil on copper
17.9 x 25.6 cm.
with Kunsthandel Elfriede Langeloh, Cologne, 1937, as Pieter Brueghel, where bought by the family of the present owner.
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