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17th Century Old Master Painting Balthazar Denner Study of Two Philosophers

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A fine 17th century old master painting by Balthazar Denner (1685 Hamburg-1749 Rostock, Germany). Portrait of two philosophers. Title and artist certified by Christies in London. At the age of eight Balthazar Denner already demonstrated his talent as an artist. Stylistically, this painting gravitates towards many Old Master Dutch paintings of the 17th century. Balthazar Denner (15 November 1685–14 April 1749) was a German painter, highly regarded as a portraitist, he painted mostly half-length and head-and-shoulders portraits and a few group portraits of families in interiors. Usually, Denner concentrated on the face; clothes and paraphernalia were done by other painters or later his daughter. His chief peculiarity consisted in the fineness of his mechanical finish, which extended to depicting even the almost invisible furze of hair growing on smooth skin. He is particularly noted for his heads of old men and women.

Details

  • Creator
    Balthazar Denner (Artist)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 21 in. (53.34 cm)Width: 23.75 in. (60.33 cm)Depth: 1 in. (2.54 cm)
  • Style
    Other (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    17th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Perfect consistent with age.
  • Seller Location
    Arles, FR
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU4082115360392

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    Ships From: Arles, France
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