27 October 2004
Petrus van Schendel (Belgian, 1806-1870)
A Family in a candlelit Interior
signed with initials 'PVS.' (lower right)
oil on panel
21¾ x 17½ in. (55.2 x 44.5 cm.)
Painted circa 1845
Private Collection, The Hague, until 1989.
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Please note that there is a comparable painting to the present work in the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg (inv. no. 3958).
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