25 November 2003
Gerard Soest (c.1600-1680/1)
Double portrait of a lady and her son, full-length, the lady seated, in a silver dress with a brown wrap, the boy in an orange tunic, his right hand resting on the head of a hound, in a landscape
signed 'Zoest' (lower right)
oil on canvas
57½ x 48½ in. (146 x 120.6 cm.)
in an 18th Century, carved, pierced and gilded frame
David, 2nd Baron Davies; Christie's, London, 18 March 1949, lot 127.
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E. Waterhouse, The Dictionary of 16th and 17th Century British Painters, Suffolk, 1988, p. 249 (illustrated).
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