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Lot 33Abraham Bisschop
Dutch, 1670-1731
A Goose, a Kingfisher and Other Birds in a Landscape
Oil on canvas
34 1/2 x 35 1/2 inches (87.6 by 90.2 cm)

Sir Ralph Carr-Ellison, Hedgeley Hall, Powburn, Northumberland
[Sale] Christie's London ("The Property of Sir Ralph Carr-Ellison"), Dec. 2, 1977, lot 86 (as one of a pair)
Richard L. Feigen & Co., New York

Sold for $8,750
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Glue relined. Frame abrasion, and areas of restoration around the edges; scattered touches to the goose's body. There is repaired hole (approximately 2 inches x 1/2 inche) in the background above the kingfisher's left wing. Scattered touches of restoration to the sky. There is also a thin, 7-inch-long line of restoration parallel to the right margin (approximately 2 1/2 inches from the edge), apparently restoring losses from along an old stretcher mark.

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