15 - 16 November 2016,
Price realised EUR 11,875
EUR 8,000 - EUR 12,000
Jean Baptist Lodewijk Maes Canini (Ghent 1794-1856 Rome)
An Italian beauty bathing
signed, inscribed and dated 'Maes. Roma 1839.' (lower right)
oil on canvas
99 x 74.5 cm.
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Acquired by a German entrepreneur circa 1830-40 during his travels in the South of Europe and Germany, and by descent to the present owner.
Hamburg, Altonaer Museum (on loan, circa 1971).
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