24 November 1992
Willem van Mieris (1662-1767)
The penitent Magdalen
black chalk, on blue paper, black ink framing lines
160 x 134 mm.
An unidentified printed number '541' on the back of the old mount, also bearing an old attribution 'P. van der Werff'
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