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PROPERTY FORMERLY IN THE COLLECTION OF KING FREDERICK AUGUSTUS III OF SAXONY

Workshop of Juan Pantoja de la Cruz
PORTRAIT OF MARGARET OF AUSTRIA, QUEEN OF SPAIN (1584 - 1611)
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 15,000 GBP
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PROPERTY FORMERLY IN THE COLLECTION OF KING FREDERICK AUGUSTUS III OF SAXONY

Workshop of Juan Pantoja de la Cruz
PORTRAIT OF MARGARET OF AUSTRIA, QUEEN OF SPAIN (1584 - 1611)
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 15,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Of Royal and Noble Descent

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Workshop of Juan Pantoja de la Cruz
MADRID 1551 - 1608
PORTRAIT OF MARGARET OF AUSTRIA, QUEEN OF SPAIN (1584 - 1611)
inscribed and dated upper left: obiit. 1611./ Ætat. fuce An. XXVII./ MARGARETHA. VII.AVSTRIACA Hispan./ Regina, PHilip. III.ÿ Hilp: Regis Coniunx./ 1618.
oil on canvas
201.5 x 114.3 cm.; 79 3/8  x 45 in.
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Provenance

Presented to the grandfather of the present owner by Frederick Augustus III, last King of Saxony (1865-1932), as payment in the early 1920s.

Catalogue Note

Juan Pantoja de la Cruz painted various portraits of Margaret of Austria; the present work appears to be a full-length, workshop variant of the artist's three-quarter length portrait in the Museo del Prado, Madrid.1

1. Inv. no. P01032; see M. Kusche, Juan Pantoja de la Cruz, Madrid 2007, p. 130, reproduced in colour p. 131, fig. 84.

Of Royal and Noble Descent

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