19 April 2007
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Godfried Schalcken Made 1643-1706 The Hague
Portrait of a lady, three-quarter-length, in a blue dress with gold embroidery and a red shawl, seated in a landscape
oil on canvas
17¼ x 13 5/8 in. 43.8 x 34.6 cm.
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