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Lot 33Jacques Vaillant
Dutch, 1643-1691
Portrait of a Boy as a Hunter, Holding a Boar Spear, with his Greyhound
Signed J. Vaillant Fecit (ll)
Oil on canvas
61 5/16 x 43 1/16 inches (157.3 x 109.3 cm)
Sale: B. Wild, Utrecht, April 22, 1811, lot 121
Samuel Rubell, Ridgefield, CT
Sale: The Samuel Rubel Mansion, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, Oct 11-14, 1950, lot 786
Walter Chrysler, Jr.
Sale: Sotheby Parke-Bernet Inc., New York, Mar 6-7, 1975, lot 194
Purchased from the above by a private collector, Alexandria, LA
By descent in the family of the same owner

Sold for $20,000
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Wax relined. Some areas of frame abrasion around the edges, with touches of restoration. Several repaired tears: a long one in the background running diagonally across the span of the upper right corner; another 2-inch-long repair on the dog's left shoulder; a third, about 9 inches long, running diagonally in the background above the signature and crossing the word "fecit." Some restoraton to the area above the boy's left shoulder; and in the gap between his torso and his left arm. Inpainted cracks on the face. A few touches elsewhere.

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