January 23, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
Lot 112: FOLLOWER OF GODFREY KNELLER, (BRITISH 1646-1723), PORTRAIT OF A LADY, THREE-QUARTER LENGTH, SAID TO BE ANNA MARIA BRUERELL, COUNTESS...(767 views)
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FOLLOWER OF GODFREY KNELLER
PORTRAIT OF A LADY, THREE-QUARTER LENGTH, SAID TO BE ANNA MARIA BRUERELL, COUNTESS OF SHREWSBURY, WITH HER DOG
Oil on canvas
50 x 40 1/2 in. (127 x 102.9cm)
Private Collection, Florida.
The relined canvas in largely unrestored condition apart from some restored tears in background at upper left, and two small restored areas at upper left, along with an (older) area of restoration in background at upper center right. There is some very fine retouch to part of woman's face and slight retouch in spots to part of dog's head at left. Most of the painting remains unrestored.
Frame: 58 1/4 x 49 1/4 x 2 1/4 in.
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