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Lot 76: AFTER BAREND VAN DER MEER, (DUTCH C. 1659-C. 1702), STILL LIFE WITH MOOR
January 23, 2017
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
AFTER BAREND VAN DER MEER
(dutch c. 1659-c. 1702)
STILL LIFE WITH MOOR
Bears signature ''B. van der Meer f'' bottom right; also inscribed ''R.S.'' on draped cloth, oil on canvas
50 x 45 1/2 in. (127 x 115.6cm)
Private Collection, Rhode Island.
The present work follows the composition by Barend van der Meer in the Alte Pinakothek, Munich, inv. no. 6598.
The relined canvas covered in pale green varnish throughout, except for some areas that show restoration, including at upper left near corner, some retouching at bottom edge, some retouching in parts of background, restoration to vessel on table at far left and restoration to parts of figure's right arm, hand and restoration to his face.
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