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    Sale 11936

    Old Masters: Part II

    14 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 346

    After Master John

    Portrait of Lady Jane Grey

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    After Master John
    Portrait of Lady Jane Grey
    oil on canvas
    72 7/8 x 42 7/8 in. (185.1 x 108.9 cm.)


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    The prime version of this portrait of the Nine-Day Queen is in the National Portrait Gallery, London. For the attribution to Master John (fl. 1544-c. 1550) see R. Strong, The English Icon, New Haven, 1969, p. 76.

    Provenance

    The Earl of Denbigh, London.
    Acquired by the Countess Nadia de Navarro, Glen Head, New York, before 1964.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF THE COUNTESS NADIA DE NAVARRO


    Literature

    A. Graves, A Century of Loan Exhibitions 1813-1912, II, p. 532, no. 14, as Holbein, Portrait of Catherine Parr.


    Exhibited

    London, British Institution, 1853, as Holbein, Portrait of Catherine Parr.
    Manchester, Art Treasures Exhibition, 1857, as Holbein, Portrait of Catherine Parr.
    London, New Gallery, Exhibition of the Royal House of Tudor, 1890, no. 168, as Holbein, Portrait of Catherine Parr.
    Milan, Palazzo Reale, Arte Europea da una Collezione Americana, March-April 1964, no. 14, as Holbein, Portrait of Catherine Parr (catalogue by R. De Grada).