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Susan Penelope Rosse

Portrait of Maria of Modena, Queen of England (1658-1718), circa 1685

VAT reduced rate

Estimate:

1,500

to
- 2,000 GBP

Property from the collection of the late Dr Erika Pohl-Ströher (1919-2016)

Susan Penelope Rosse

Susan Penelope Rosse

Portrait of Maria of Modena, Queen of England (1658-1718), circa 1685

Portrait of Maria of Modena, Queen of England (1658-1718), circa 1685

Estimate:

1,500

to
- 2,000 GBP

Lot sold:

1,512

GBP

Property from the collection of the late Dr Erika Pohl-Ströher (1919-2016)

Susan Penelope Rosse

London ? 1652 - 1700

Portrait of Maria of Modena, Queen of England (1658-1718), circa 1685


Watercolour and bodycolour on vellum, mounted on a playing card, gilt-metal frame with scroll surmount

67 by 54 mm.

Scratch on the forehead. Opaque white spots of re-touching on brow, nose and below her right eye. The blue dress appears unfinished.


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Possibly Reverend William Tower, Victor of Braughing, Hertfordshire;
by family descent until,
Henry, Somerset, 10th Duke of Beaufort (1900-1984);
his sale, London, Christie's, 13 December 1983, lot 82;
where acquired by Dr Erika Pohl-Ströher (1919-2016)
J.J. Foster, Samuel Cooper and the English Miniature Painters of the XVII Century, London, 1914-1916, p. 50. no. 314 (as Samuel Cooper);
D. Foskett, Samuel Cooper 1609-1672, London, 1974, p. 85 (as Susan Penelope Rosse)