Lot 72: DUTCH SCHOOL, (17TH CENTURY), LADY WITH WHITE RUFF AND LACE CAP HOLDING AN OPEN BOOK
January 23, 2017
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
LADY WITH WHITE RUFF AND LACE CAP HOLDING AN OPEN BOOK
Oil on panel
26 1/2 x 12 3/4 in. (67.3 x 32.4cm)
Private Collection, New Jersey.
In generally good overall condition apart from a vertical crack in part of lower portion of panel and with some associated retouch in part of this area. There is some very slight, precise retouch to part of woman''s vestment at right. Approximately the upper half of the panel has a fair amount of surface pitting and some localized thin, slight craquelure with some small amounts of very minor cupping of paint.
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