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Based in Asheville, North Carolina, Brunk Auctions has been conducting sales of fine and decorative arts for over 30 years. Auctions are held in our North Carolina sale room but attracts a global audience. Founded by Robert Brunk in 1983, the auctions became well known for their integrity and profes...Read more
Sep 29, 2022
Noblewomen in extravagant French costumes, one in a riding habit, of silk brocades, gold thread and lace appliques, and ribbon loop decorations, circa 1685, unsigned, oil on canvas, her, 73-1/8 x 43-7/8 in., him, 73-7/8 x 37 in.; carved, painted and parcel gilt wood bound garland molding frame, largest 79-3/4 x 42-3/4 in. [Old Masters]
Provenance: Presumed Pelham Galleries, London (label verso one); The Estate of Peter H. Tillou, Litchfield, Connecticut
lined with paste and linen, restretched on newer stretchers, craquelure, scattered retouch, remnants of natural varnish under UV light; frames with wear commensurate with age
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