Lot 4: Charles Cornelisz. de Hooch (1600-1638) A bust of Seneca on a sto
Art and Antiques, Jewellery, Watches, Silver - Day 1
01 November 2016
Description: Charles Cornelisz. de Hooch (1600-1638) A bust of Seneca on a stone pedestal with other classical ruins in a cave. Remains of a signature on the central altar. Another painting signed and dated1635 by De Hooch with similar bust and altar previously at auction R. Brinsley Ford, Sotheby's, London, 10 November 1954, lot 82 (1635, oil on canvas, 76 x 101 cm); also compare to a similar work of the Penitant Mary Magdalen in a Cave, previously in the collection Harald Petri, Antwerp (signed, panel, 59 x 72 cm). Paneel 74 x 101 cm.