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Allegory of Fecundity (?)

Artist:
Gerard de Lairesse (Dutch, Liège 1641–1711 Amsterdam)
Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to Anonymous, Italian, 17th century
Artist:
formerly attributed to Anonymous, Flemish, 17th century
Date:
mid-17th–early 18th century
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, over a sketch in red chalk. Double framing line in pen and brown ink (possibly by the artist).
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 1/4 x 12 3/8 in. (26 x 31.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Alain and Marie-Christine van den Broek d'Obrenan Gift, 2009
Accession Number:
2009.199
Not on view
Inscription: Verso: at upper right, numbered "8" in graphite (20th-century handwriting); below, inscribed "Original Federzeichnung im 16-17. Jahr." in graphite (20th-century handwriting)

Marking: Verso: at lower center, an unidentified collector's mark (not in Lugt). Watermark: crowned shield with fleur de lys
Private Collection; sale, Bolland & Marotz, October 11, 2008, lot 637(as by an Italian/Flemish 17th century artist); Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
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