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    Sale 12040

    Interiors

    14 September 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 406

    After Sir Peter Paul Rubens

    Portrait of Marie de' Medici, Queen of France (1573-1642), three-quarter length, in a black dress and lace ruff and cuffs, with pearl earrings and necklace

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    After Sir Peter Paul Rubens
    Portrait of Marie de' Medici, Queen of France (1573-1642), three-quarter length, in a black dress and lace ruff and cuffs, with pearl earrings and necklace
    oil on canvas
    57 x 42 ¼ in. (144.8 x 107.5 cm.); in a George III giltwood leaf-wrapped reeded frame
    After the painting in Museo del Prado, Madrid.


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    Provenance

    By descent in the family to Montague Peregrine Albemarle Bertie, 12th Earl of Lindsey (1861- 1938), of Uffington House, Lincolnshire, and by descent to his daughter,
    Lady Muriel Felicia Vere Barclay-Harvey (1893-1980), Ayton Castle, Berwickshire.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of the Will Trust of the Late Lady Muriel Barclay-Harvey (LOTS 406-417)