John Closterman (German, active circa 1660-1711) Portrait of a gentleman, half-length, in a brown brocade mantel and a white lace jabot; and Portrait of a lady,   (2)
Lot 111
John Closterman (?Osnabrück circa 1660-1711 London) Portrait of a gentleman, half-length, in a brown brocade mantle and a white lace jabot; and Portrait of a lady, (2)
Sold for £6,000 (US$ 10,084) inc. premium
Auction Details
John Closterman (German, active circa 1660-1711) Portrait of a gentleman, half-length, in a brown brocade mantel and a white lace jabot; and Portrait of a lady,   (2)
Lot Details
John Closterman (?Osnabrück circa 1660-1711 London)
Portrait of a gentleman, half-length, in a brown brocade mantle and a white lace jabot; and Portrait of a lady, half-length, in a purple silk dress
both bear signature and date 'John Closterman/1682' (on reverse, presumably transferred from original canvas)
a pair, oil on canvas, ovals
73.5 x 62cm (28 15/16 x 24 7/16in). (2)

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    With Mrs. Lindsay-White, 1969 (according to a label on the reverse)
    Sale, Christie's London, 4 December 1970, lot 170 (as signed and dated on the reverse)

    LITERATURE:
    M. Rogers, 'John and John Baptiste Closterman: A catalogue of their works', in Walpole Society, vol. 49 (1983), pp. 265, 268, ill. 11, 12
    E. Waterhouse, The Dictionary of 16th & 17th Century British Painters, (Suffolk, 1988), p. 50, ill. (male portrait only)
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