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Gerard Dou, The Pet Flower

Dou, Gerard (1613 Leiden 1675). The Pet Flower. Looked at and watered by the old woman at the window. Above her a birdcage. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. Inscribed: Belvedere. / G. Dow pinxt. / W. French sc. / Druck u. Verlag v. A. H. Payne, Leipzig u. Dresden., otherwise in German-English as above. 7 × 4⅞ in (17.7 × 12.3 cm).

Offer no. 11,875 / EUR  50. (c. US$ 60.) + shipping


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