Four Continents

Gerard de Lairesse Flemish, 1641-1711

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Four Continents

18th century

Gerard de Lairesse

1641-1711

Flemish

Unknown

Oil on canvas

Unframed: 146 1/8 × 67 5/8 inches (3 m 71.2 cm × 171.8 cm)

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European Painting

Gift of the William Randolph Hearst Foundation and Hearst Foundation Inc.

58.280

This work is in the public domain.

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William Randolph Hearst Foundation and Hearst Foundation Inc. (New York, New York, USA)

1958-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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attributed to Gerard de Lairesse, Four Continents, 18th century, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the William Randolph Hearst Foundation and Hearst Foundation Inc., 58.280.

Four Continents
Four Continents