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February 7, 2014 04:00 PMCalender

French School, Early 17th Century Allegory of the Five Senses

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2704BLocation: BostonDate / Time: February 07, 2014 4:00PM


French School, Early 17th Century

Allegory of the Five Senses
Oil on cradled panel, 26 3/8 x 20 1/2 in. (67.1 x 52.1 cm),framed.
Condition: Vertical cracks to panel, scattered losses, retouch, fine craquelure, surface grime.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

The work may be the School of Fontainbleau, early 17th Century.

The work is based on a print by Jan Saenredam (Dutch, 1565-1607),representing the Sense of Sight, part of a series of the Five Senses, published in 1595 after Hendrik Goltzius (Dutch, 1558-1617).

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French School, School of Fontainbleau