5 - 6 September 2000
Maximilian Herregouts (active circa 1674)
Eliezer and Rebecca at the well
indistinctly signed MAXIMILIAN HERREGOUT centre below
oil on canvas
34.2 x 41.8 cm
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The present lot is the second picture by the artist to come to light. The first was a genre scene, signed and dated 1674, sold in these rooms, 17 november 1994, lot 80, ill.
The subject is taken from Genesis, XXIV:15/21.
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