Lot 135
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Gaspar Peeter Verbruggen the Elder

Estimate
12,000 - 18,000 GBP
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Description

  • Gaspar Peeter Verbruggen the Elder
  • The Virgin and Child in a stone niche, surrounded by garlands of flowers
  • oil on canvas, in a English carved and gilt wood frame

Literature

An Inventory […] of Pictures at West Horsley Place, Surrey, The property of the Marquess of Crewe, 1938, p. 24.

Catalogue Note

The composition of the figures of the Madonna and Child in the centre of the floral garland are derived from La Vierge et l'Enfant à la Rose by Simon Vouet in the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Marseille.1 We are grateful to Fred G. Meijer of the Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie for endorsing the attribution to Gaspar Peeter Verbruggen the Elder.

1. See J. Thuillier, Vouet, Paris 1990, p. 298, cat. no. 46, reproduced.

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