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School of Jan Lievens (Dutch, 1607-1674)
Old Man Turing the Cover of a Book
Signed possibly "E Alcock" l.l., inscribed "Jan Lievens" in a later hand on the stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 23 3/8 x 19 in., framed.
Condition: Lined, retouch, scattered minor paint losses, craquelure.
N.B. The signature suggests that this work might have been painted by Edward Alcock (British, fl. 1757-1778) after an unknown 17th century work in the style of Lievens or Rembrandt.
Framed dimensions are 29 3/4 x 25 5/8 x 2 in.
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