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Circle of Jacob de Wit
HEAD OF A BEARDED OLD MAN
Estimate
3,0004,000
JUMP TO LOT
147
Circle of Jacob de Wit
HEAD OF A BEARDED OLD MAN
Estimate
3,0004,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Old Master Drawings

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Circle of Jacob de Wit
HEAD OF A BEARDED OLD MAN
Black and red chalk, heightened with white chalk
473 by 299 mm; 18 5/8  by 11 3/4  in
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Provenance

Sale, London, Sotheby's, 22 November 1974, lot 131;
with H. Shickman Gallery, New York,
from whom acquired by the present owners in 1976

Exhibited

Framingham, MA., Danforth Museum, Old Master Drawings from the Gordon Collection: A loan exhibition at the Danforth Museum, Framingham, Massachusetts, 1977 (as Jacob de Wit)

Catalogue Note

Executed in a combination of delicately applied red, black and white chalk this drawing, possibly depicting God the Father, is a highly characteristic example of the head studies created by Jacob de Wit and his followers.

Old Master Drawings

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New York