• Old Master and 19th Century Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 2829

    Old Master and 19th Century Art

    13 October 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 16

    Studio of Frans Pourbus II (Antwerp 1569-1622 Paris)

    Portrait of Gaston d'Orleans, half-length, in a silver costume

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Studio of Frans Pourbus II (Antwerp 1569-1622 Paris)
    Portrait of Gaston d'Orleans, half-length, in a silver costume
    oil on canvas
    43 x 34.5 cm.


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    The prince was the third child of Henri IV of France and Maria de' Medici. Versions of this portrait of Gaston d'Orleans are known, of which the one in the Uffizi, Florence (inv. 1890, no. 2406) is closest to the present lot.

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