23 janvier 2011

Pieter Breughel II (Brussels 1564-1637/8 Antwerp), Portrait of a young man

Pieter Breughel II (Brussels 1564-1637/8 Antwerp), Portrait of a young man. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 oil on panel, 4 7/8 in. (12.5 cm.) diameter - Estimate $50,000 - $70,000 Provenance: Private collection, Paris.with P. de Boer, Amsterdam, 1956. Notes: This gentle painting of a young man displays the sentimental side of Pieter Breughel the Younger's portraiture. Rather than invoking the mask-like, caricatured faces found in many of Breughel's figures, here he displays a sympathetic approach to the subject.... [Lire la suite]
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