4 July 2006
Jacob Jordaens (Antwerp 1593-1678)
A bearded man, bust-length, wearing a broad brimmed hat and a ruff
black, red and white chalk, pen and brown ink framing lines, the upper left corner made up
8 5/8 x 6 in. (212 x 153mm.)
Sir Thomas Lawrence (L. 2445).
William Hawthorne Lydall (1849-1924) and by descent to
A. Lydall; Christie's, London, 6 December 1972, lot 59 (to Plowden).
The Lord Plowden, G.B.E., K.C.B. (1907-2001), Martels Manor, Great Dunmow, Essex, and by descent to the present owners.
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R.-A. d'Hulst, Jordaens Drawings, Brussels, 1974, I, no. A165, p. 255, illustrated III, no. 175 a.
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