Lot 251
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FERDINAND BOL | Portrait of a lady, three-quarter length, in black silk dress and pearls, in interior setting with landscape beyond

Estimate
70,000 - 90,000 USD
Sold
212,500 USD
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Description

  • Ferdinand Bol
  • Portrait of a lady, three-quarter length, in black silk dress and pearls, in interior setting with landscape beyond
  • signed and dated lower right on arm of chair: FBOL. 165? (FB in ligature)
  • oil on canvas

Provenance

With Schaeffer Galleries, New York;
From whom acquired by Cornelia and Alfred Feininger, New York;
By whom bequeathed to the present owner circa 1980.

Catalogue Note

The cut of the elegant black gown and hairstyle of the sitter indicate that this portrait dates from the late 1650s to 1660s, at the height of Bol's success as a portrait painter.
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