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Lot 111School of Daniel Seghers
Allegory of Faith and Deceipt
Bears signature J.V. Balen in the lower left corner of the niche
Oil on canvas
30 1/2 x 26 inches (77.5 x 66 cm)

C Estate of Michael Melnitzky

Sold for $37,500
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Glue relined. Frame rubbing with corresponding losses and inpainting on all four sides. Dense varnish layer, showing very little under UV light. Some of the flowers contours appear to have been strengthened. Mended tear on the left jam 3/4 of an inch horizontal, several other small losses and touches of inpaint scattered elsewhere. Paint is beginning to lift in several spots.

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