11 November 1996,
Price realised NLG 2,076
NLG 2,000 - NLG 3,000
Flemish School, 17th Century
Two Followers of Cadmus devoured by a Dragon
inscribed with accounts (verso)
oil on paper
166 x 244 mm.
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The composition is inspired by the painting of the same subject in the National Gallery, London by Cornelis van Haarlem, and Goltzius's print (Ill. Bartsch, III, 262). An attribution to Anthonis Sallaert (c.1590-c.1657/8) has been suggested.
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