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Lot 73: DUTCH SCHOOL, (17TH CENTURY), PORTRAIT OF A LADY WITH WHITE RUFF, HALF-LENGTH, SAID TO BE CORVINA VAN HOOFT
January 23, 2017
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
PORTRAIT OF A LADY WITH WHITE RUFF, HALF-LENGTH, SAID TO BE CORVINA VAN HOOFT
Oil on cradled panel
27 7/8 x 21 1/2 in. (70.8 x 54.6cm)
Private Collection, New Jersey.
With two vertical cracks – possibly splits in panel – to left and to right of figure''s head, with some associated retouch along the right crack (or split). There is some minor retouch to part of woman''s face, white ruff, part of right hand and linear restoration outlining part of outer edge of woman''s head/top of hair, right side of her face. Some probable retouch under the green varnish in parts of lower half of painting.
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