28 January 2009
Circle of Nicolas Bertin Paris 1668-1736
The Triumph of Love
Indistinctly inscribed (lower right)
oil on canvas
37¼ x 29 3/8 in. 94.6 x 74.6 cm.
with Alex Wengraf, London.
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