Lot 136Jacob de Wit
Allegory of Hunting, 1733
Signed D Wit and dated 1733 (ll)
Oil on canvas
52 1/2 x 40 5/8 inches (133.35 x 103.19 cm)
Sale, Sotheby's, New York, Jan. 12, 1989, lot 196
C The Collection of Joseph Cicio
Sold for $16,250
Glue relined. Several spots of inpainting in select areas throughout - along the edges, a few spots in the faces of the putti and a cluster of spots on the left hound's face. A larger spot (about 1.5 inches) near the putti's wrist (grabbing the fallen dear's antler). Another larger area to the right of this between the antler and the putto at lower right. Wear with associated losses near the edges. Area at center with tiny losses corresponding with horizontal stretcher bar. Some craquelure throughout. Surface soiling.
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