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Lot 21Michel van Vries (also known as Michiel de Vries)
Dutch, d. before 1702
Fishermen in a Rowboat on a Moat by a Farm
Signed M. V. Vries
Oil on panel
27 1/4 x 19 3/4 inches (69.3 x 50.2 cm)
Christie's Amsterdam, May 4, 1999, lot 102
Collection of Paula Kent Meehan (1931-2014) , Beverly Hills, CA

Sold for $2,813
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Panel composed of two pieces, joined vertically, and reinforced with blocks on the back. Paint surface generally in sound condition. There is a very thin line of restoration running along the seam where the two panels join in the sky; scattered touches elsewhere in the sky. Residue from a spill of some sort (varnish?) running parallel to the right margin.

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