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Lot 3248
Utrecht School, The Magician, 17th/18th c., Utrecht School (Netherlands, 17th/18th c.), attributed in Eugene Thaw's notes to George de la Tour (French, 1593-1652),oil on canvas, no signature observed, stretcher inscribed "Seligmann" and with collection accession number on pen verso, unframed, 33.5"h x 26.5"w (total)

Provenance: From the Collection of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw

Notes/Literature: Art dealer, connoisseur, and philanthropist Eugene Victor Thaw (1927-2018) was widely considered to be among the world's greatest collectors of European master drawings, French Post-Impressionism, Cubism, and an early advocate of the American Abstract Expressionists. One of the most respected art dealers of his day, he is credited with placing hundreds of major works into museums around the world, and was the founding member and past president of the Art Dealers Association of America.

Condition

Fair, visible repair around left eye, relined, significant in-painting, small speck losses

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Utrecht School, The Magician, 17th/18th c.

Estimate $1,000 - $1,500Nov 17, 2018
607 Myrtle Ave
Boonton, NJ 07005
United States
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