Jacob Willemsz de Wet

Lot Details

Lot 20
Jacob Willemsz de Wet
Dutch, 1610-1675
The Adoration of the Shepherds
Signed W on the end of a log (lr)
Oil on panel
18 1/2 x 14 5/8 inches (47 x 37 cm)
Private collection, Massachusetts
Sotheby's New York, January 20, 1993, lot 127
Following Netherlandish tradition, this lovely work brings together two moments in the story of the Nativity of Christ: the Annunciation to the Shepherds -- signaled by the angel's appearance through a break in the clouds -- and the Adoration of the Christ Child.

Estimate: $2,500 - $4,000
Sold for $3,125 (includes buyer's premium)

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Panel cradled. No restoration visible under UV light.

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Estimate: $2,500 - $4,000
Sold for $3,125 (includes buyer's premium)

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