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ANGLO-FLEMISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1550 | Portrait of a gentleman, circa 1550

Estimate
5,000 - 8,000 GBP
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Description

  • Anglo-Flemish School, circa 1550
  • Portrait of a gentleman, circa 1550
  • Watercolour and bodycolour on vellum, later gold frame with scroll surmount
  • 39 mm. Diam.

Provenance

Lady Elizabeth Germain (1680-1769);
Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford (1717-1779),
by family descent to George, 7th Earl of Waldegrave (1816-1846),
The Strawberry Hill Sale, George Robins, 10 May 1842, lot 94 (as by Hans Holbein of Sir John Gage, Knight, together with another minister of King Louis XII);
Hollingsworth Magniac (1786-1867);
sale, London, Christie's, 2 July 1892, lot 185 (as Portrait of Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk by Hans Holbein);
sale, London, Christie's, 9 July 1901, lot 78 (as Portrait of Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk by Hans Holbein);
John Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York, by 1906;
sale, London, Christie's, 24 June 1935, lot 132 (as Portrait of Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, School of Hans Holbein the Younger);
Dr Nicolaas Beets (1878-1963);
Dr Anton Frederik Philips (1874-1951), Holland,
his sale, London, Christie's, 6 July 1993, lot 1 (as Portrait of a Gentleman, Flemish School, circa 1550)

Literature

Williamson, 1906-1908, vol. I, pp.14-15, no. 9, pl. VI, no. 3
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