Lot 197
  • 197

Follower of Sir Anthony van Dyck

Estimate
40,000 - 60,000 USD
Sold
86,500 USD
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Description

  • Anthony van Dyck
  • Portrait of Charles I; Portrait of Queen Henrietta Maria
  • Portrait of Charles I monogrammed and dated middle right: CR 1636

  • oil on canvas
  • each: 85 by 49 7/8 in.; 215.9 by 126.7 cm.

Provenance

Earl of Sheffield;
Anonymous Sale, London, Christie's, 25 November 1911, lot 117 (unsold);
Parkenthorpe, London, 1912;
Anonymous Sale, New York, Anderson Galleries, 15 May 1935, lots 1195-96;
There purchased by Mrs. Whitelaw Reid;
Mrs. Elinor Dorrance Hill, Newport, Rhode Island;
By whom given to the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum, Hartford, Connecticut;
By whom sold (Property from the Wadsworth Atheneum) New York, Christie's, 25 May 1999, lot 81 (as Workshop of van Dyck);
There purchased by the present owner.

Literature

Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann (ed.), Wadsworth Atheneum Paintings, Catalogue I: The Netherlands and the German-speaking Countries, 1978, pp. 134-135, nos. 44-5, plates 37-8;
S.J. Barnes, N. De Poorter, O. Millar and H. Vey, Van Dyck. A Complete Catalogue of the Paintings, London 2004, p. 234, under cat. no. IV.53.

Catalogue Note

These paintings are studio versions of the portraits now in the Collection of H.M. the Queen at Windsor Castle, and in the Hermitage, St. Petersburg, respectively.

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