ATTRIBUTED TO FRANS POURBUS THE ELDER | Portrait of a lady, traditionally identified as Mary Queen of Scots
ATTRIBUTED TO FRANS POURBUS THE ELDER | Portrait of a lady, traditionally identified as Mary Queen of Scots
ATTRIBUTED TO FRANS POURBUS THE ELDER | Portrait of a lady, traditionally identified as Mary Queen of Scots
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ATTRIBUTED TO FRANS POURBUS THE ELDER | Portrait of a lady, traditionally identified as Mary Queen of Scots

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

ATTRIBUTED TO FRANS POURBUS THE ELDER | Portrait of a lady, traditionally identified as Mary Queen of Scots

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Lot Sold:8,750GBP

Lot Details

Description

ATTRIBUTED TO FRANS POURBUS THE ELDER

Bruges 1545/6 - 1581 Antwerp

Portrait of a lady, traditionally identified as Mary Queen of Scots


oil on copper; silver laurel wreath frame

55mm. diameter

Condition Report

The oil surface has been varnished, which has yellowed with time. There is some scratching in evidence under a strong light. There are a number is small losses and the glass is dirty.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Saleroom Notice

Please note, this is a portrait of Margaret, Duchess of Parma and Governor of the Netherland, based upon the head in the three quarter length portrait by Antonis Mor in the Gemäldegalerie, Berlin, and not as stated in the printed catalogue.

Cataloguing

Literature

Inventory, 1949, 'A miniature: Mary, Queen of Scots, 1586 in silver frame' in the Strong Room

ATTRIBUTED TO FRANS POURBUS THE ELDER | Portrait of a lady, traditionally identified as Mary Queen of Scots
ATTRIBUTED TO FRANS POURBUS THE ELDER | Portrait of a lady, traditionally identified as Mary Queen of Scots
Lot Closed