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    Sale 5232

    Old Master & British Pictures

    31 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 39

    Circle of François Clouet (Tours? c.1516-1572 Paris)

    Portrait of a lady, traditionally identified as Mary Queen of Scots (1542-1587), half-length, in a black dress and white ruff with a gold necklace

    Price Realised  

    Circle of François Clouet (Tours? c.1516-1572 Paris)
    Portrait of a lady, traditionally identified as Mary Queen of Scots (1542-1587), half-length, in a black dress and white ruff with a gold necklace
    oil on panel
    11½ x 8½ in. (29.3 x 21.7 cm.)


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    Provenance

    The Margrave's Palace of Ansbach, Ansbach, Bavaria (according to an old label on the reverse).