9 May 2001
Attributed to Simon de Vos (1603-1676)
oil on copper
55.4 x 72.1 cm
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The present picture is one of several versions: a signed version, on panel, was offered at Lempertz Cologne, 18 May 1996, lot 1175, ill., another on panel, is in National Museum, Prague.
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The Tibor Collection includes 19 soldier vases, bold and colossal forms admired by specialist Becky Maguire
The final work in a series of paintings of a Georgian house in Cookham, commissioned by the man who later helped to found the Stanley Spencer Gallery