20 May 1997
THE PROPERTY OF A FAMILY TRUST
Jacob Hendrik Pierneef (1886-1957)
signed and dated 'JH Pierneef.1929' (lower left)
oil on canvas
32¼ x 44in. (81.9 x 111.8cm.)
H.R.H, Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone.
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