5 - 6 September 2000
School of Delft, circa 1650
Portrait of a lady, standing three quarter length by a table, wearing a black dress with lace chemise, collar and cuffs, pearl earrings and headdress, holding a fan in her left hand and a fob watch in her right hand
oil on panel
119 x 87.4 cm
the support is branded with a panel maker's mark
Anon. Sale, Palais des Beaux Arts Brussels, 12 May 1941, lot 122 (as Jan van Ravenstein).
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A tentative attribution is to Anthonie Palamedesz., called Stevers (1601-1673) or Jacob Willemsz. Delff II (1619-1661).
We are grateful to Dr. Rudi Ekkart for his help in cataloguing this lot.
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