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Lot 38 : attrib. JACOB FERDINAND VOET (Flemish, 1639-1689)

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attrib. JACOB FERDINAND VOET (Flemish, 1639-1689)
portrait of a young man
unsigned, o/c (old reline) 29.5 by 24 in.; 17th c. frame, 37 by 31.5 in.
on reverse: wax seal on canvas with script
JAG; also numbered 233 on canvas; stretcher bears label inscribed #32F Sig Staedulina 4-3-1933 (?); another label ABELTRAMI ANTICHITA/M. NAPOLEONE 34/MILANO
Prov.: An Italian gentleman and his family, of Jewish heritage, forced to flee from their home in Milan, Italy to Paris at the beginning of WWII. See lot 34 for more details.
Note: Jacob Ferdinand Voet, a Flemish painter who spent many years painting in Italy, was regarded as one of the most fashionable portrait painters of the late Baroque. He went to Italy in 1663, residing in Rome, taking commissions from many pilgrim visitors and the papal court. In 1680, he left for Milan, before returning to Paris.
Black lights fine.
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Realized: $5,500 - Excluding Buyer's Premium

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