After Bartholomeus van der Helst (Dutch, 1613-1670)
Allegory of Vanity
Unsigned, ascribed to Paulus Moreelse (Dutch, 1571-1638) on two unattributed typed labels affixed to the stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 37 1/4 x 27 7/8 in. (94.5 x 70.7 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, old retouch, varnish discoloration, scattered small abrasions, surface accretions, fine craquelure, surface grime.
Provenance: Bonhams, New York, European Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture, November 1, 2012, Lot 7, as Attributed to Bartholomeus van der Helst.
N.B. This painting was reviewed from digital images by Ellis Dullaart, Curator Dutch and Flemish Old Master Painting at the RKD, who noted that it is a copy after a signed and dated (1658) painting by Bartholomeus van der Helst now in the Louvre.
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