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The Holy Family, Large 17th Century Italian Old Master Oil Painting
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Italian School, 17th century 'The Holy Family' oil painting on canvas, framed: 31 x 28 inches condition: excellent provenance: private collection, Paris
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17th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

17th Century Italian Old Master Oil on Wood Panel Portrait of Female Saint
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: Italian School, 17th century Title: Portrait of a Female Saint Medium: oil painting on wood Panel: 7.5 x 8.5 inches Provenance: private collection, France Condit...
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17th Century Renaissance Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Huge 17th Century Flemish Old Master Oil Painting Villagers in Open Landscape
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Villagers in a large Landscape Flemish School, 17th century oil painting on canvas, unframed size: 37.5 x 49 inches condition: restored and relined to a very good standard. The work ...
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17th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Massacre Innocents Flemish Paint Oil on canvas Old master 17th Century Art
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Flemish painter of the 17th century The massacre of the innocents oil on the table cm. 39 x 50, In frame cm. 57 x 68 This fascinating 17th century work on wood, which still retains...
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17th Century Old Masters Paintings

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Oil

Flemish Old Master oil painting of a still life with flowers in a vase
Located in Petworth, West Sussex
Flemish school, 17th Century Narcissi and other summer blooms in a glass vase on a ledge Oil on canvas 18.7/8 x 14.3/4 in. (48 x 37.3 cm.)
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17th Century Old Masters Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Ecce Homo Christ Paint Oil on canvas 17th Century Old master Leonardo Italian
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Lombard painter of the seventeenth century Ecce Homo Oil painting on canvas 56 x 43 cm. , framed 75 x 63 cm. Provenance: Florence, Pandolfini, 5.10.2021, lot 209 The proposed canv...
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17th Century Old Masters Paintings

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Oil

17th century French Old Master painting - Cleopatra
Located in Antwerp, BE
Gabriel Revel (Château Thierry 1643 – 1712 Dijon) Cleopatra, c. 1680 Oil on canvas 34 1⁄2 x 30 3⁄8 inches / 87.5 x 77 cm Provenance Private Collection, Paris Gabriel Revel was born...
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17th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Oil

17th Century Italian Old Master Fine Portrait of St. Nicholas
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
St. Nicholas of Tolentino (1245-1305) Italian School, 17th century oil painting on canvas, canvas: 10 x 8 inches provenance: private collection, Germany Very fine and rare 17th ce...
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17th Century Baroque Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Christ Crucified Old master Paint Oil on canvas Flemish 17/18th Century Italy
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Crucifixion of Christ between the two thieves Flemish school, late 17th - early 18th century Oil on canvas - 117 x 78 cm. - framed 135 x 96 cm. This Flemish painting, depicting one...
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Late 17th Century Old Masters Paintings

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Oil

1600's Flemish Old Master Oil Painting on Canvas The Nativity Birth of Christ
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
The Nativity Flemish School, early 17th century oil painting on canvas, framed 18th century gilt frame. canvas: 25.5 x 20.25 inches framed: 30 x 25 inches condition: very presentabl...
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Early 17th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait Horseback Horse Paint Oil on canvas Old master 17/18th Century Flemish
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Flemish school of the late 17/18th century Equestrian portrait of Prince Eugene of Savoy (Paris 1663 - Vienna 1736) with a battle scene in the background Oil painting on canvas 35 x...
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18th Century Old Masters Paintings

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Oil

Portrait 17th Century Noble Lady Paint Oil on canvas 17th Century Italy Florence
By Painter active in Florence in the late 17th century
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Painter active in Florence in the late 17th century Antonio Domenico Gabbiani (Florence 1652 - 1726) attributable to Portrait of a noble lady with patrician heraldic coat of arms (II...
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17th Century Old Masters Paintings

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Oil

17th Century Dutch Old Master painting of a minstrel's procession
Located in Petworth, West Sussex
Follower of Adriaen Van Ostade (Dutch, 1610 – 1685) The minstrel’s procession Oil on panel Signed with initials ‘RF’ (lower right) 10.1/4 x 8.1/2 in. (26.2 x 21.5 cm.) Walnut veneer...
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17th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Panel

17th century religious Italian Old Master painting - Joseph before the Pharaoh
Located in Antwerp, BE
Giulio Carpioni (Venice 1613 – 1678 Verona) Joseph before the Pharaoh, c. 1660 Carpioni captures the moment in which Joseph stands before the Egyptian ruler, Pharaoh, having been s...
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17th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Italian, 17th Century old master oil painting of the Annunciation
By Giovanni Francesco Barbieri (Il Guercino)
Located in Petworth, West Sussex
Circle of Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called Guercino (Italian, 1591 – 1666) An annunciation Oil on canvas 30 x 45 in. (76.2 x 114.4 cm.)
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17th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Travellers in Wooded Landscape - Dutch 17th century art Old Master oil painting
By Jan Wijnants (circle)
Located in London, GB
An original, very large Dutch Old Master oil on canvas which is attributed to circle of Jan Wijnants and was painted circa 1680. The huge canvas is in good clean condition and depict...
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17th Century Old Masters Landscape Paintings

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Oil

17th Century Spanish Old Master Oil Painting Portrait of Young Nobleman
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School : Continental School (most likely Spanish), 17th century Title: Portrait of a young nobleman Medium: oil on canvas, unframed. Size: overall size: 29.5 x 23.5 inch...
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17th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

HUGE 17th CENTURY OLD MASTER OIL PAINTING - EXTENSIVE BATTLE SCENE MANY SOLDIERS
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: French/ Italian School, 17th century, circle of Jacques Courtois (French, 1621-1675) Very fine quality large scale 17 th century Battle Scene, from the circle of Ja...
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Mid-17th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

17th century Italian Old Master painting - Monk at prayer - Museum quality
Located in Antwerp, BE
Magnificent 17th century Italian Old Master painting of a monk at prayer The question of who painted this exquisite painting has long been a mystery. However, the painting can final...
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17th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

17th century Italian Old Master Painting - Saint Louis IX - Rococo
Located in Antwerp, BE
Saint Louis IX, ca. 1725 Louis IX (25 April 1214 – 25 August 1270), commonly known as Saint Louis or Louis the Saint, was King of France from 1226 to 1270, and the most illustrious ...
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17th Century Rococo Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Dutch 17th Century Old Master painting of three young children aristocrats
Located in Petworth, West Sussex
Circle of Jacob Geritsz Cuyp (Dutch, 1594 - 1651) The young aristocrats Oil on canvas 40.1/2 x 39.1/2 in. (102.8 x 100 cm.) It is highly likely that this painting is a fragment from...
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17th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

FINE 17TH CENTURY FRENCH OLD MASTER OIL PAINTING - PORTRAIT OF GENTLEMAN
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: French School, late 17th century Title: Portrait of a nobleman Medium: oil painting on canvas, unframed Size: painting: 18 x 16.5 inches Provenance: from a priva...
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Late 17th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Flowers Paint Oil on canvas Old master 17th Century Italy Still-life Art
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Master of the Grotesque Vase (active in Rome and Naples in the first quarter of the 17th century) Still life of flowers in a classic vase oil on canvas 66 x 51 cm, In frame cm. 82 x...
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17th Century Old Masters Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of a Gentleman in Armour - Flemish 17th Century Old Master oil painting
By Jacob Ferdinand Voet 1
Located in London, GB
This superb Flemish Old Master oil painting is attributed to portrait painter Jakob Ferdinand Voet. Painted circa 1680 it is a half length standing portrait of a blonde young man. He...
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17th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Lamentation Paint Oil on canvas Old master 17/18th Century Italian Jesus Christ
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Venetian school of the seventeenth century (School of Bassano) Deposition from the cross and Lamentation of Christ Oil painting on canvas 50 x 41 cm. In frame 63 x 55 cm. The work ...
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17th Century Old Masters Paintings

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Oil

FINE 17th CENTURY ITALIAN OLD MASTER OIL PAINTING - FIGURES GARDENING LANDSCAPE
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
"The Working Landscape" Italian School, 17th century oil painting on canvas, framed canvas: 42.5cm x 60cm framed: 50.5cm x 68cm Fine quality Italian Old Master oil painting on can...
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Mid-17th Century Old Masters Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

HUGE 17th CENTURY OLD MASTER OIL PAINTING - EXTENSIVE BATTLE SCENE MANY SOLDIERS
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: French/ Italian School, 17th century, circle of Jacques Courtois (French, 1621-1675) Very fine quality large scale 17 th century Battle Scene, from the circle of Ja...
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Mid-17th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Spanish School, 17th Century, old master oil painting 'The Road to market'
Located in Petworth, West Sussex
Spanish School (17th Century) The road to market Oil on canvas 29.1/4 x 43.1/4 in. (74.3 x 110 cm.) in what is thought to be its original carved and gilded frame with black inner se...
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17th Century Old Masters Animal Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Huge 17th Century Italian Old Master Oil Painting Classical Landscape Figures
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Figures in Classical Landscape Italian School, 17th century circle of Salvator Rosa (Italian 1615-1673) oil painting on canvas: 34 x 58 inches framed: 38 x 62 inches condition: relin...
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17th Century Baroque Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

17th to 18th Century "The Shepherd" European Old Master Oil Painting
Located in San Francisco, CA
17th to 18th Century "The Shepherd" European Old Master Oil Painting Original oil on canvas Canvas dimensions 24" wide x 29" high The frame measures 32" wide x 37" high No visibl...
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17th Century Old Masters Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Landscape - Original Oil Painting - 17th Century
Located in Roma, IT
Landscape is an original old master artwork realized in 17th century. Includes frame (79x 130 cm) An old master artwork depicting a genre scenes. Collect a unique artwork!
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17th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Joseph interpreting Dreams - Italian Old Master 17thC religious art oil painting
Located in London, GB
This lovely 17th century Old Master religious oil painting is from the Italian School. The subject is Joseph in prison interpreting the dreams of Pharoah's Baker and Butler. The bars...
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17th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Saint Bartholomew, Flemish School, Old Master Painting, 17th century, Religious
Located in Greven, DE
Old Master Painting of Saint Bartholomew, painted on copper. Dating from around 1650-1670. The Style reminds one of Works by the Flemish painter David Teniers. The Painting was bough...
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17th Century Baroque Figurative Paintings

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Copper

Large 17th century Italian Old Master Painting Martyrdom of a Saint - Religious
Located in Antwerp, BE
Attributed to Pietro Montanini (Perugia 1619 – 1689) Martyrdom of a Saint, ca. 1640 Oil on canvas, 123.2*84.8 cm and with the frame 139*100 cm Pietro Montanini (1619-1689), also ca...
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17th Century Figurative Paintings

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Oil

17th century Italian Old Master painting St. Peter the keys to heaven - Da Vinci
Located in Antwerp, BE
17th century Italian Old Master painting of St. Peter holding the keys to the kingdom of heaven This enigmatic Italian painting depicts saint Peter holding the keys to heaven. Accor...
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17th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Huge 17th Century Italian Old Master Oil Painting Classical Landscape Figures
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Figures in Classical Landscape Italian School, 17th century circle of Salvator Rosa (Italian 1615-1673) oil painting on canvas: 34 x 58 inches framed: 38 x 62 inches condition: relin...
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17th Century Baroque Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Italian Greyhound and Friends - Italian 17thC Old Master dog art oil painting
By Francesco Fieravino
Located in London, GB
This stunning Old Master 17th century oil portrait painting is attributed to Francesco Fieravino, an artist famous in his day for still lifes and carpets. This painting which dates t...
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17th Century Old Masters Animal Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

17th Century portrait oil painting of a gentleman
By John Riley
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Circle of John Riley British, (1646-1691) Portrait of a Gentleman Oil on canvas Image size: 29 inches x 24 inches Size including frame: 36 inches x 31 inches A fine half-length por...
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17th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Huge 17th Century Italian Old Master painting, The Return of the Ark of Covenant
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Late 17th Century Italian School. The Return of the Ark on the Covenant, Oil on Canvas, in a Fine 17th Century Italian Frame, canvas: 40.25" x 49.75" (102.3 x 126cm) Fine quality an...
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17th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Arcadian Italian Landscape - Old Master 17thC French oil painting herdsman sheep
By (Attributed to) Gaspard Dughet
Located in London, GB
A delicate oil on canvas landscape capriccio of an Arcadian landscape with figures and sheep and goats in the foreground. A stormy sky and blasted tree populate the landscape and the...
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17th Century Old Masters Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Still Life of Fruit - Dutch 17th century art Old Master still life oil painting
By Jan Davidsz. de Heem
Located in London, GB
This stunning Dutch 17th century Old Master still life oil painting is attributed to the circle of Jan Davidsz de Heem. Painted circa 1660 it is a magnificent vibrant painting of gra...
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17th Century Old Masters Still-life Paintings

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Oil

17th Century portrait oil painting of a lady
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Circle of Sir Peter Lely Dutch, (1618-1680) Portrait of a Lady, traditionally identified as Princess Henrietta Anne Stuart Oil on canvas Image size: 28 inches x 24 inches Size inclu...
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17th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

17th Century portrait oil painting of a gentleman
By Willem Wissing
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Circle of Willem Wissing Dutch, (1656-1687) Portrait of a Gentleman Oil on canvas Image size: 29 inches x 24.5 inches Size including frame: 35 inches x 30.5 inches A well-executed ...
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17th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Flemish Adoration 16/17th Century Spain Religious Oil on paint Rubens Holy Art
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Flemish (Hispanic?) School, late 16th - early 17th century Adoration of the Magi oil on canvas Measurements (cm): 72 x 60 with frame 92 x 80 The proposed painting depicts the scene...
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16th Century Old Masters Paintings

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Oil

Dutch Old Master Portrait of a young Man - 17th Century
Located in Dommelen, NL
Isaack Luttichuys London, 1616 – Amsterdam, 1673 A Portrait of a young Man wearing a black Costume with a white Collar Oil on an oval panel H. 16,3 cm. W. 12,5 cm. PROVENANCE Priv...
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Mid-17th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oak, Oil, Panel

Wooded Landscape with Diana Hunting - 17thC Old Master French art oil painting
By Jean François Millet
Located in London, GB
A original large French Old Master oil on canvas which is by Millet (1642-1679) and was painted circa 1675. This large canvas is in good clean condition and depicts a wooded landscap...
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17th Century Old Masters Landscape Paintings

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Oil

17th Century Dutch Old Master Oil - The Money Lender counting money
By (follower of) Salomon Koninck
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
The Money Lender Follower of Salomon Koninck (Dutch 1609-1656) oil painting on canvas, framed framed: 19 x 16 inches condition: very presentable and ready to enjoy. provenance: priv...
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17th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Saint Elizabeth with Virgin Mary - Religious 17thC art Old Master oil painting
Located in London, GB
This simply stunning large religious Old Master oil painting sates to the 17th century. The artist is unidentified. Research is on going. Painted circa 1640 on panel it is a colourf...
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17th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Dutch Golden Age Portrait - Old Master 17thC art male portrait oil painting
By Simon Luttichuys
Located in London, GB
This incredible 17th century portrait oil painting is by Dutch Golden Age artist Simon Luttichuys or Simon Littlehouse as he was also known. Painted in oil on panel circa 1650 the yo...
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17th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Circumcision Christ Lairesse Flemish Paint Oil on canvas Old master 17th Century
By Gérard de Lairesse (Liège 1641 - Amsterdam 1711)
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Gérard de Lairesse (Liège 1641 - Amsterdam 1711), attributed Circumcision of Christ Oil on canvas, 120 x 102 cm., In frame 138 x 119 cm. The painting, of excellent quality and cons...
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17th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Oil

17th Century Dutch Golden Age Old Master Oil on Panel - River Landscape
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: Circle of Jan Griffier I (Dutch 1652-1718) Title: 17th century Dutch Golden Age old master painting, depicting this far reaching river landscape Medium: oil painti...
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Late 17th Century Old Masters Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Madonna and child, oil on copper, flemish old master , 17th century
By (After) Peter Paul Rubens
Located in Antwerp, BE
Flemish artist - 17th century Holy Mother and Child, worshipped by Saint Joseph and angels Oil on copper H32.5 cm x W24.5 cm H43.5 cm x W35.5 cm (framed) The composition is based on...
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17th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Oil

17th Century Dutch Old Master Oil on Panel, Ladies Gathering Flowers
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: 17th Century Dutch School Title: Ladies Collecting Flowers Medium: oil painting on panel, framed Oval : 6.75 x 9.25 inches, framed 11.5 x 14 inches Provenance: pr...
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17th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Oil

17th Century portrait oil painting of a lady
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Circle of Sir Peter Lely Dutch, (1618-1680) Portrait of a Lady Oil on canvas Image size: 29.25 inches x 24.25 inches Size including frame: 35.25 inches x 30.25 inches A well-execut...
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17th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

17th Century portrait oil painting of a Lady
By Michael Dahl
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Circle of Michael Dahl Swedish, (1659-1743) Portrait of a Lady Oil on canvas Image size: 29 inches x 24 inches Size including frame: 36 inches x 31 inches A fine half-length portra...
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17th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

17th Century Old Master Religious Oil painting - Rest on the Flight into Egypt
By Pier Francesco Mola
Located in London, GB
Attributed to Pier Francesco MOLA, called Il TICINESE (1612-1666) Rest on the Flight into Egypt oil on canvas 25.5 x 27 inches including frame Pier Francesco Mola, called Il Ticines...
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Mid-17th Century Baroque Figurative Paintings

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Oil

A 17th century battle scene picturing the Sun King - Flemish Old Master
By Adam Frans van der Meulen
Located in Antwerp, BE
Adam Frans van der Meulen (1632-1690) (and studio) King Louis XIV and the defeat of the Spanish army near the Bruges canal H 50cm B 75,5cm H 74cm B 98,5cm (framed) Oil on canvas Ada...
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17th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

17th Century Oil Painting Portrait of a Young English Boy
By Gerard Soest
Located in London, GB
Gerard SOEST (1600 - 1681) Portrait of a Young Boy oil on canvas 35.5 x 30.5 inches inc. frame Gerard Soest (circa 1600 – 11 February 1681), also known as Gerald Soest, was a portra...
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17th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

17th Century portrait oil painting of a lady
By Studio of Sir Peter Lely
Located in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Studio of Sir Peter Lely Dutch, (1618-1680) Portrait of a Lady Oil on canvas Image size: 29.25 inches x 24.25 inches Size including frame: 37.5 inches x 32.5 inches A well-executed...
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17th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

17th Century Italian Old Master Oil - Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: 17th Century Italian School Title: The Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple Medium: oil painting on canvas, framed Size: canvas: 21” x 16” (53.3 x 40.8cm) Pro...
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17th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Oil

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