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Date of the auction: 23.02.2021

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Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669) Old Bearded Man in a High Fur Cap, with Eyes Closed Circa 1635. Etching on laid paper. New Hollstein's second state (of four), a crisp impression with no sign of wear in the shaded areas and with delicate vertical wiping scratches at upper left Image size: 4

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$8,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021

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Attributed to Cornelisz Molenaer (Flemish, 1540–1589) Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden Bears monogram with conjoined letters 'CM F' center left, oil on panel 10 1/4 x 16 in. (26 x 40.6cm) provenance: Phillips, Los Angeles, 1980. Collection of Bob Guccione, New York. Phillips, New York, circa

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$4,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021

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Follower of Adriaen Coorte (Dutch, 1665–1707) | A 19th Century Work Still Life with Grapes, Peaches, Cherries, Snail, and Butterfly Oil on panel 6 1/4 x 7 5/16 in. (15.9 x 18.6cm) provenance: The Baltimore Antiques Show, Baltimore, Maryland. Acquired directly from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021

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Circle of Frans Francken the Younger (Flemish, 1581–1642) A Still life of Flowers in an Urn on a Ledge; together with a companion Pair oils on panel Each: 10 7/8 x 8 1/2 in. (27.6 x 21.6cm) (2) provenance: Collection of Dr. Edwin H. Land, Massachusetts. A gift from the above to the present owner

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021

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Attributed to the Master of the Twelve Apostles (Italian, Active C. 1520-1542) The Rest on the Flight Into Egypt with Saint Catherine of Alexandria Oil on cradled panel 19 1/4 x 25 in. (48.9 x 63.5cm) provenance: Private Collection, Washington. Acquired directly from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$8,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021

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Neapolitan School (17th Century) Venus at the Forge of Vulcan Oil on canvas 40 3/4 x 59 1/4 in. (103.5 x 150.5cm) provenance: J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California (purchased in 1969). Acquired directly from the above when deaccessioned in 1975 as by Donato Creti. Collection of Bob Reynold

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$8,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021

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Attributed to Giovanni Battista Piazzetta (Italian, 1682–1754) Portrait of a Young Boy, Bust-Length Inscribed 'D. Paolo Veronese schizzo' at top center, also inscribed (in part) 'Schizzo de Paolo Callari/Detto Veronese' bottom left, charcoal and white chalk on paper Sheet size: 13 5/8 x 9 7/8 in

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$8,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021

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Attributed to Martin van Meytens the Younger (Swedish, 1695–1770) Portrait of a Child, Possibly from the Habsburg Family, Bust-Length Oil on canvas 19 x 15 3/8 in. (48.3 x 39.1cm) provenance: Private Collection, California. Acquired directly from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021

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Lionello Spada (Italian, 1576–1622) Rest on the Flight Into Egypt Oil on canvas 65 x 46 1/4 in. (165.1 x 117.5cm) provenance: Private Collection, New York, New York. literature: Massimo Pirondini, Emilio Negro and Nicosetta Roio, Leonello Spada [sic], Reggio Emilia, 2002, Plate LVI, pp. 163-164, no

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$40,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021

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Girolamo Troppa (Italian, BC 1636–1706) The Adoration of the Shepherds Oil on canvas 47 3/4 x 67 3/4 in. (121.3 x 172.1cm) provenance: Charly Bailly Fine Art, Paris, France. Acquired directly from the above in 2012. Private Collection, Virginia

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021

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Milanese School (16th Century) Ecce Homo Oil on panel 11 1 /8 x 8 1/8 in. (28.3 x 20.6cm) Unframed. provenance: Private Collection, New York. Acquired directly from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 23 Feb 2021

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Italian School (16th Century) Salvator Mundi Oil on canvas 20 1/4 x 15 1/4 in. (51.4 x 38.7cm) provenance: Private Collection, New York. Acquired directly from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$4,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021

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Carlo Dolci (Italian, 1616–1686) Portrait of San Carlo Borromeo, Bust-Length Oil on panel, arch top 20 3/8 x 12 7/8 in. (51.8 x 32.7cm) Unframed. provenance: Private Collection, New York, New York. note The present work will be accompanied by a copy of a letter signed by Prof. Riccardo Spinelli

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021

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Spanish School (18th Century) Allegory of Painting (Sopra Porta) Extensively inscribed throughout the composition, oil on panel 28 x 32 in. (71.1 x 81.3cm) provenance: Private Collection, California. Acquired directly from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$8,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021

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School of Georges de La Tour (French, 1593–1652) The Holy Family Oil on canvas 28 5/8 x 31 1/8 in. (72.7 x 79.1cm) provenance: Private Collection, New York Acquired directly from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021

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Valentin de Boulogne (French, 1591–1632) Étude pour Le Martyre de Saint Procès et Saint Martinien Oil on canvas 24 1/2 x 15 in. (62.2 x 38.1cm) Unframed. provenance: Private Collection, New York, New York. note The present work will be accompanied by a copy of a letter signed by Gianni Papi dated

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021

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Antonio Cifrondi (Italian, 1657–1730) The Spaghetti Thief Oil on canvas 56 1/4 x 46 1/4 in. (142.9 x 117.5cm) provenance: Private Collection, Connecticut. Acquired directly from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$8,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021

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Florentine School (17th Century) Fishermen Oil on canvas 8 1/2 x 12 in. (21.6 x 30.5cm) Unframed. provenance: Collection of Arthur Davis, Briarcliff, New York

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021

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Piedmontese School (18th Century) Medicine Show Oil on copper 19 1/4 x 13 7/8 in. (48.9 x 35.2cm) Unframed. provenance: Private Collection, New Jersey. Acquired directly from the above by the present owner. note For a similar version, with a different costume, see Doyle, sale of January 30, 2019

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021

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Studio of François Boucher (French, 1703–1770) Les Oiseaux Nicheurs (The Bird Nesters) Oil on canvas, painted in the oval 39 1/2 x 33 7/8 in. (100.3 x 86cm) Executed circa 1733-1734. provenance: Sotheby's, New York, sale of May 23, 1997, lot 72 (sold as after François Boucher). Private Collection

Lot #: 19A

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021

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George Romney (British, 1734–1802) Portrait of Sir Michael le Fleming, 4th Baronet, Bust-Length Oil on canvas 24 1/4 x 20 1/8 in. (61.5 x 51cm) Executed circa 1779-1784. provenance: Hirschl & Adler, New York, circa 1970s. Private Collection, Florida. Private Collection, West Virginia. literature

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$12,000 - US$18,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021

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Sir Henry Raeburn (British, 1756–1823) Portrait of Mr. Ferguson of Raith, Three-Quarter Length Oil on canvas 50 1/2 x 40 1/4 in . (128.3 x 102.2cm) Executed circa 1815-1818. provenance: Private Collection, Pennsylvania. note: We wish to thank Dr. Duncan Thomson for confirming the authenticity of the

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021

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Petrus Jan (Johannes) Schotel (Dutch, 1808–1865) The Rescue Party Oil on canvas 30 3/4 x 39 in. (78.1 x 99.1cm) provenance: Trumbauer Estate, Philadelphia Main Line. Private Collection, Pennsylvania. note: A student of his father, the marine painter Johannes Christian Schotel, Petrus Johannes

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021

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Anna Matteini (Italian, Early 19th Century-1878) Delphic Muses Approaching the Corycian Cave on Mount Parnassus, Greece Signed and dated 'Anna Matteini/f. 1816' on the rock bottom center right, oil on canvas 35 x 45 3/4 in. (88.9 x 116.2cm) provenance: Private Collection, New York. Acquired directly

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021

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William Etty (British, 1787–1849) Woodland Nymph Oil on panel 20 3/4 x 26 3/4 in. (52.7 x 67.9cm) provenance: Sotheby's, London, sale of November 22, 2007, lot 83 (sold as A Young Woman Reclining on a Fur Rug ). Acquired directly from the above sale. The Forbes Collection, Florida. note: A Royal

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$10,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021

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William Etty (British, 1787–1849) Seated Academic Nude Oil on board 25 1/5 x 19 3/4 in. provenance: Sotheby's, Olympia, sale of September 14, 2006, lot 70 (sold as Seated Nude , together with a companion). Acquired directly from the above sale. The Forbes Collection, Florida

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021

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William Etty (British, 1787–1849) Standing Academic Nude Oil on board 25 x 18 1/2 in. (63.5 x 47cm) provenance: Sotheby's, Colonnade, sale of September 29, 1993, lot 466 (sold as Study of a Female Nude ). Sotheby's, Olympia, sale of September 14, 2006, lot 70 (sold together with a companion

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021

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William Etty (British, 1787–1849) Seated Female Nude with Flowers in her Hair and a Still-Life by her Side Oil on panel 21 1/2 x 17 in. (54.6 x 43.2cm) provenance: Christie's, South Kensington, sale of March 28, 2007, lot 160 (sold as A Seated Female Nude ) Acquired directly from the above sale. The

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 23 Feb 2021

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William Etty (British, 1787–1849) Sleeping Lady, Half-Dressed in a Landscape Oil on board painted in arch-top 14 1/4 x 11 1/4 in. (36.2 x 28.6cm) provenance: Christie's, South Kensington, sale of September 7, 2000, lot 223 (sold as A Female Resting in a Wooded Landscape with a Tower Beyond

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 23 Feb 2021

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William Etty (British, 1787–1849) The Dawn of Love Inscribed with title and 'from Joseph Gillotts [sic] Collection Wm Etty R.A.' on label verso, oil on board 18 x 19 in. (45.7 x 48.3cm) provenance: Collection of Joseph Gillott, United Kingdom. W. Cox. Christie's, London, sale of December 10, 1971

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021