North Netherlandish School, circa 1540. A portrait of a gentleman, possibly a member of the Van Baersdorf family of zeeland, head and shoulders & A portrait of a lady, possibly a member of the Schagen or Van Beyerenschagen family, head and shoulders. Photo Sotheby's

2.0. the verso of the former painted with a dog; the verso of the latter with the coat-of arms of the Van Baersdorf family of Zeeland, impaling those of Schagen or Van Beyeren-Schagen of Holland. A pair, both oil on panel, in fine contemporary wooden frames; each: 34 by 26 cm.; 13 3/8 by 10 1/4 in. Estimation 20,000-30,000 GBP. Lot vendu: 25,000 GBP

PROVENANCE: Earl Dunraven, Adare Manor, Co Galway;
With Rafael Valls, London;
From whom acquired by the present owner.

Sotheby's. Old Master & British Paintings Day Sale. Londres | 05 juil. 2012 www.sothebys.com