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Lot 56Follower of Rembrandt van Rijn
Portrait of a Lady Wearing a Velvet Cap and Pearl Earring
Oil on canvas
30 1/4 x 24 3/4 inches (77 x 63 cm)

Sold for $11,250
Estimate $3,000-5,000

The period appears to be 18th or early 19th century. Condition sound; some frame rubbing with some corresponding areas of restoration around the edges. Visible stretcher marks, including a diagonal mark across each upper corner. There is a narrow area of restoration running along six inches of the vertical stretcher mark in the lower left quadrant. Some shadows have been reinforced on the face. There is a thin streak of restoration running diagonally through the sitter's left eye.

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