Studio of Johann Georg de Hamilton (Austrian, 1672-1737) A tiger and a lion; and A tigress and her cubs threatened by a snake ((2))

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Lot 82TP
Studio of Johann Georg de Hamilton
(Austrian, 1672-1737)
A tiger and a lion; and A tigress and her cubs threatened by a snake

Sold for £ 18,812 (US$ 23,654) inc. premium
Studio of Johann Georg de Hamilton (Austrian, 1672-1737)
A tiger and a lion; and A tigress and her cubs threatened by a snake
a pair, oil on canvas
127.1 x 175.4cm (50 1/16 x 69 1/16in).
(2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Sale, Sotheby's, London, 31 October 1990, lot 140
    Sale, Christie's, London, 27 October 2004, lot 64, where purchased by the present owner

    The lions and tigers in the present paintings are based on details from Rubens The Four Corners of the World, in the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna and Neptune and Amphitrite, formerly in the Kaiser Friedrich Museum, Berlin, destroyed in 1945. The present works are studio repetitions of a pair, signed and dated 'J. B. A. George de Hamilton Pinx 1753', sold New York, Sotheby's, 26 May 2016, lots 43 and 44.
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Studio of Johann Georg de Hamilton (Austrian, 1672-1737) A tiger and a lion; and A tigress and her cubs threatened by a snake ((2))
Studio of Johann Georg de Hamilton (Austrian, 1672-1737) A tiger and a lion; and A tigress and her cubs threatened by a snake ((2))
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