Lot 862
  • 862

Abraham Bloemaert

Estimate
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
Sold
21,250 GBP
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Description

  • Abraham Bloemaert
  • Portrait of an elderly man wearing a red and white coat with an open neck
  • signed upper right: A. Bloemaert. fe
  • oil on oak panel
  • 48.5 by 36.8 cm.; 19 1/8  by 14 1/2  in.

Provenance

Sale, London, Christie's, 3 May 1957, lot 63, for 12 guineas, to Leggatt (as Lievens);
Acquired from the above by E. Spencer- Churchill, Northwick Park;
By whom sold, London, Christie's, 29 October 1959, lot 89, for £500;
With Jacobs, London, in 1978;
Sale, London, Christie's, 15 December 1978, lot 117, for £3500.

Literature

E. Spencer-Churchill, Northwick Rescues 1912-1961, Northwick 1971, p. 6, cat. no. 9 (as Abraham Bloemaert);
M. Roethlisberger, Abraham Bloemaert and his sons: paintings and prints, Doornspijk 1993, p. 333, cat. no. 538, reproduced vol. II, fig. 712.

Catalogue Note

Roethlisberger dates this work to the 1630s (op. cit.). A copy of this work is in the National Gallery of Washington, panel, 48.3 by 36.3 cm. (inv. no. 2010.93.41).
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