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Lot 27Attributed to Paul van Somer
Portrait of a Lady in Lavish Dress
Oil on canvas
38 3/4 x 27 5/8 inches (98.5 x 70.2 cm)

Purchased in Italy, November 1961
Private collection, California

Sold for $4,688
Estimate $7,000-12,000

Glue relined. Dense varnish layer showing little under UV light. Restoration to the sitter's hands; some touches to the face. Possible mended horizontal tear crossing the sitter's skirt. Some dark areas appear to have been reinforced.

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