London, South Kensington
29 September 2009
Spanish School, 17th Century
Portrait of a gentleman, half-length, in a black coat and ruff, a letter in his right hand
oil on canvas
27 7/8 x 20 3/8 in. (70.8 x 51.7 cm.)
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 10 Feb 1967, lot 118, as 'Velázquez' (where acquired by the husband of the present owner).
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