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AFTER JAN VAN EYCK (Flemish, ca. 1390-1441)


AFTER JAN VAN EYCK (Flemish, ca. 1390-1441)

Estimate: $500 - $700

Oil on canvas; Untitled (portrait of a distinguished gentleman holding a carnation), 18th c.; Unmarked; 25 1/4" x 17 1/2"; Provenance: Alexander Gallery, New York (label to verso)

Lined. Overall craquelure and surface soiling. Losses to paint along lower edge and along repair to the right of carnation. Repair also with additional, heavier cracking to paint. Inpainting throughout, though most heavily to figure's face.

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