Lot 6
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STUDIO OF ISAAC OLIVER | Portrait of Queen Anne of Denmark (1574-1619), circa 1610

Estimate
2,500 - 3,000 GBP
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Description

  • Oliver
  • Portrait of Queen Anne of Denmark (1574-1619), circa 1610
  • Watercolour and bodycolour, heightened with gold paint on vellum, laid on a Heart suit playing card, gold frame;inscribed verso: Anne wif / of K James [sic]
  • 50 by 41 mm.

Provenance

According to Strong (see literature), possibly given by the sitter to Robert Sidney, 1st Earl of Leicester (1563-1626),
by descent to Philip Sidney, 1st Lord de L'Isle and Dudley (1800-1851),
by whom sold to Bertram Wodehouse Currie (1827-1896),
by family descent until Captain Bertram George Francis Currie, of Dingley Hall, Market Harborough;
sale, London, Christie's, 27 March 1953, lot 25 (as Nicholas Hilliard);
sale, London, Sotheby's, 15 July 1982, lot 103 (as Studio of Isaac Oliver);
with Edwin Bucher, Basel, by 1984

Exhibited

London, 1926, case IX, no. 5

Literature

Williamson, 1904, vol. I, p. 18, no. 2, pl. VII;
Strong, 1985, pp. 694 & 697, no. 42, illust. p. 699 (as Isaac Oliver);
Strong, 1995, pp. xiii & 245, illust. p. 138
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