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47

Gérard de Lairesse

A lovesick young woman seated beneath a tree, contemplating Cupid who sits beside her

Estimate:

600

to
- 800 GBP

Gérard de Lairesse

Gérard de Lairesse

A lovesick young woman seated beneath a tree, contemplating Cupid who sits beside her

A lovesick young woman seated beneath a tree, contemplating Cupid who sits beside her

Estimate:

600

to
- 800 GBP

Gérard de Lairesse

Liège 1640 - 1711 Amsterdam

A lovesick young woman seated beneath a tree, contemplating Cupid who sits beside her


Pen and brown ink and grey-brown wash, over black chalk

207 by 170 mm

Laid down. Light staining at the lower left margin and along the lower margin. Upper corners missing and have been made up. A number of small holes located in the large tree at the upper section of the sheet. Pen and ink fairly strong. Sold unframed.


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Aubrey Beese, from whom acquired in 1957 by
Michael Ingram, (bears his mark not in Lugt, on the mount),
by whose executors sold, London, Sotheby's, The Ingram Collection: Drawings and Watercolours from the Collection of the Late Michael Ingram, 8 December 2005, lot 74;
sale, London, Sotheby's, 5 July 2016, lot 279