11 November 1996,
Price realised NLG 980
NLG 700 - NLG 1,000
Dutch School, early 18th Century
An Allegory of Marriage
red and black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown and red wash heightened with white (partly oxidized), red chalk framing lines, on light brown paper
318 x 388 mm.
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