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Italian, Tuscan, possibly Montelupo, circa 1500

Bust of a young woman

Property from an American Private Collection

Italian, Tuscan, possibly Montelupo, circa 1500

Italian, Tuscan, possibly Montelupo, circa 1500

Bust of a young woman

Bust of a young woman

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Property from an American Private Collection

Italian, Tuscan, possibly Montelupo, circa 1500

Bust of a young woman


maiolica


17¼ by 19in.; 43.7 by 48.3cm.

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Baron Albert von Oppenheim (1834-1912) Collection, Cologne by 1904;
With  Jacques Seligmann, in 1906, sold to J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) en-bloc with rest of Oppenheim collection;
J. Pierpont Morgan Collection, London and New York, Morgan Collection paper label inscribed in ink ‘M.M number 102/ 32….[?]’;
On loan, The South Kensington Museum, London,1901-1912;
On loan, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, ‘P.M. 2171’ inventory number in red, 1912;
Jack Morgan Collection, New York;
sold to Joseph Duveen, en-bloc with 121 other items of the Pierpont Morgan Collection, April 1916;
Mentioned in  Duveen’s stock list (29077) in 1927 (according to Tim Wilson’s paper on the Pierpont Morgan Collection);
Acquired by Norton Simon in 1964, when the millionaire industrialist purchased the remaining holdings of the Duveen dealership;
Property of The Norton Simon Foundation, and Old master Drawings and Paintings from The Private Collection of Norton Simon, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., 7-8 May 1971, lot 93A;
Gifted by Norton Simon to the late husband of the present owner.
Emile Molinier, Collection du baron Albert Oppenheim, tableaux et objets d'art, Paris, 1904, No. 159, Pl. LXXXII;
‘The Oppenheim Collection at South Kensington Museum’ in The Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs, July 1906, vol. 9, no. 40, July 1906, pp. 226-229 and 232-235, fig. 6;
Guide to the Loan Exhibition of the J. Pierpont Morgan Collection, New York, 1914, pp. 57-58;
Timothy Wilson, J.P. Morgan’s Italian maiolica -notes towards a cumulated list, 2021, p. 105.
London, South Kensington Museum, 1901-1912;
New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1913-1916;
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, 1965-1971 (according to Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., 7-8 May 1971 catalogue).