Paulus Moreelse

Lot Details

Lot 19
Paulus Moreelse
Dutch, 1571-1638
Portrait of a Lady in a Black Velvet Dress with a Reticella Lace Collar and Brocade Sleeves
Signed PMorle and dated 1624 (ur)
Oil on panel
28 x 21 ½ inches (71.2 x 54.6 cm)

Private collection
Sale: Parke Bernet Galleries, New York, March 5, 1952, lot 75
Purchased from the above sale by a private collector
Descended in the same family to the present owner
Berlin, Royal Academy, 1909, no. 90

C Property of a Private Collector, Ardsley, NY

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Sold for $15,000 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Panel cradled. One long vertical crack in the panel in the background of the upper left quadrant, with attendant losses restored. Some smaller vertical cracks along the upper margin. The contours of the figure reinforced; some areas of restoration in the background and on the clothing, especially the left wing of the lady's cap. The face in exceptionally good condition

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Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Sold for $15,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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