FRANS POURBUS THE ELDER |  PORTRAIT OF A LADY WEARING A BLACK DRESS AND A MINK STOLL
FRANS POURBUS THE ELDER |  PORTRAIT OF A LADY WEARING A BLACK DRESS AND A MINK STOLL
FRANS POURBUS THE ELDER |  PORTRAIT OF A LADY WEARING A BLACK DRESS AND A MINK STOLL
FRANS POURBUS THE ELDER |  PORTRAIT OF A LADY WEARING A BLACK DRESS AND A MINK STOLL
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FRANS POURBUS THE ELDER | PORTRAIT OF A LADY WEARING A BLACK DRESS AND A MINK STOLL

Estimate: 5,000 - 8,000 GBP

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FRANS POURBUS THE ELDER | PORTRAIT OF A LADY WEARING A BLACK DRESS AND A MINK STOLL

Estimate: 5,000 - 8,000 GBP

Lot Sold:5,625GBP

Lot Details

Description

FRANS POURBUS THE ELDER

Bruges 1545/6 - 1581 Antwerp

PORTRAIT OF A LADY WEARING A BLACK DRESS AND A MINK STOLL


Oil on copper, silver-gilt frame;

signed with the artist's initials centre right: FP, dated centre left: 1570

42 mm. Diam.

Condition Report

Old varnish makes it hard to asses the condition below, however there are surface irregularities that suggest some retouching.


"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."

Cataloguing

Provenance

Gavin Astor, 2nd Baron Astor of Hever (1918-1984);

sale, London, Christie's, 15 June 1982, lot 39;

sale, London, Christie's, 20 March 1990, lot 16

Catalogue Note

We are grateful to Professor Koenraad Jonckheere for his help when catalouging this work.

The Pohl-Ströher Collection of Portrait Miniatures, Part III
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