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European School, 16th Century Style, Possibly After Anthonis Mor (Spanish, 1519-1577)
Portrait of Phillip II of Spain
Unsigned, sitter identified in a Latin inscription across the top edge.
Oil on panel, 20 x 15 3/4 in. (50.5 x 40.0 cm),unframed.
Condition: Vertical split through the center of the panel stabilized horizontal slats on the reverse, surface losses, significant retouch, skinning, fine craquelure.
Provenance: The estate of George Way.
Inscription across the top bears the date of 1556.
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