6 - 7 June 2006
This lot is offered without a reserve
After Sir Anthony Van Dyck
Portrait of the artist
oil on canvas
29 x 23½ in. (73.7 x 59.7 cm.)
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's New York, 17 December 1969, lot 7.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's New York, 8 June 1988, lot 50.
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner.
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This composition is based on a painting recorded in the collection of Charles I until 1688 (see S. Barnes, N. de Poorter, et. al., Van Dyck: A Complete Catalogue of Paintings, Yale, 2004, p. 629, no. IV.A2).
This lot is offered without reserve.
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