Lot 35
 

35

Austrian School

17th-18th Century
Portrait of a Nobleman Wearing Armor
Oil on canvas, oval
26 3/4 x 23 1/2 inches (68 x 59.8 cm)
Frame 35 1/2 x 30 1/2 inches (90.3 x 77.4 cm)
A modern label on the back of this portrait identifies it as a likeness of Jean Orry, a French economist in the employ of Louis XIV of France who reorganized the finances of Bourbon Spain after Louis's grandson succeeded to the throne of that country as Philip V. However, since this portrait is clearly that of a military commander, that identification would seem unlikely.

Sold for $4,160
Estimated at $600 - $900

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17th-18th Century
Portrait of a Nobleman Wearing Armor
Oil on canvas, oval
26 3/4 x 23 1/2 inches (68 x 59.8 cm)
Frame 35 1/2 x 30 1/2 inches (90.3 x 77.4 cm)
A modern label on the back of this portrait identifies it as a likeness of Jean Orry, a French economist in the employ of Louis XIV of France who reorganized the finances of Bourbon Spain after Louis's grandson succeeded to the throne of that country as Philip V. However, since this portrait is clearly that of a military commander, that identification would seem unlikely.

Glue relined. Touches of restoration to the forehead. Some contours and shadows reinforced.

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Auction: Old Master Paintings / English & Continental Silver, Furniture & Decorative Arts, May 21, 2024

  • Auction of Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Prints on May 21, 2024 Surpasses Expectations

  • Nautical Painting by Dutch Master Simon Jacobsz de Vlieger Sails to $419,600 Amid Trans-Atlantic Bidding

  • Fine Art Section of the May 21 Auction Comprised Lots 1 - 92

  • Consignments Are Currently Being Accepted for Future Auctions

NEW YORK, NY -- Doyle's auction on May 21, 2024 saw exceptional results for Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Prints. Bidders on both sides of the Atlantic vied for landscapes, nautical paintings, still lifes, portraits and religious subjects by European artists from the Renaissance through the 19th century.

Simon Jacobsz de Vlieger - Sold for $419,600
Highlighting the sale was Dutch artist Simon Jacobsz de Vlieger’s view of A Coastal Landscape with Dutch Frigates Exchanging Salutes that soared past its estimate of $60,000-80,000 to achieve a stunning $419,600. Simon Jacobsz de Vlieger (1601-1653) was one of the most important and influential Dutch marine painters of the 17th century. This sweeping view of ships off the coast of Holland, painted in the late 1640s, is a classic example of his late style, which emphasized the atmospheric effects of water and sky along the North Sea.

Venetian Vedute & the Grand Tour
Another noteworthy offering was A View of the Piazza San Marco, Looking East toward the Basilica attributed to Apollonio Domenichini (The Master of the Langmatt Foundation Views). Read Essay


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