25 April 2001
THE PROPERTY OF HENRY BERENS, ESQ.
(lots 2,3, 38 and 78)
Theobald Michau (Tournai 1676-1765 Antwerp)
Strolling players performing to a crowd; and Elegant figures and peasants by a river
the first indistinctly signed and dated '..... 1745' (lower left)
oil on canvas
19¼ x 27½ in. (48.9 x 69.8 cm.)
a pair (2)
In the family of the present owner since the 18th century, at Kevington Hall, Kent, until 1946 and subsequently at Bentworth Hall, Hampshire.
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