1 September 2004
This lot is offered without a reserve
After Sir Anthony van Dyck
Amarillis and Mirtillo
oil on canvas
122.7 x 142.4 cm.
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After the painting in the Schönborn collection, Schloss Weissenstein, Pomersfelden. Titian's Bacchanal of the Adrians, which Van Dyck perhaps saw in 1622 whilst it was in the Aldobrandini collection, Rome, seems to have inspired the composition.
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