21 September 1999
After Bartholomeus van der Helst
Portrait of Gerard Andriesz. Bicker (1622-1666), Lord of Engelenburg, High Bailiff of Muiden, standing half length, wearing a yellow waistcoat with slashed sleeves and lace chemise and pink cloak, holding gloves
signed with crowned monogram LD lower right
oil on canvas
90.7 x 70.1 cm
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The prototype, on panel, 94 x 70.5 cm, is in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (P.J.J. van Thiel, All the Paintings of the Rijksmuseum, 1976, p.267, no.A147, ill.).
The identity of the aristocratic copyist is not known.
Please note that the present lot is on paper laid down on canvas.
The estimate should read 800 - 1.200 NLG.
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