London, South Kensington
5 July 2000
Follower of Jacob Jordaens
Mercury and Argus
oil on panel
18 x 23½ in. (45.7 x 59.7 cm.)
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The support stamped with a panel makers mark.
After the picture in reverse in a Belgian private collection.
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