CIRCLE OF LEONARDO DA VINCI (ANCHIANO, NEAR VINCI 1452-1519 AMBOISE, NEAR TOURS)
CIRCLE OF LEONARDO DA VINCI (ANCHIANO, NEAR VINCI 1452-1519 AMBOISE, NEAR TOURS)
CIRCLE OF LEONARDO DA VINCI (ANCHIANO, NEAR VINCI 1452-1519 AMBOISE, NEAR TOURS)
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CIRCLE OF LEONARDO DA VINCI (ANCHIANO, NEAR VINCI 1452-1519 AMBOISE, NEAR TOURS)

Portrait of a lady, half-length, in profile

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CIRCLE OF LEONARDO DA VINCI (ANCHIANO, NEAR VINCI 1452-1519 AMBOISE, NEAR TOURS)
Portrait of a lady, half-length, in profile
oil on panel
23 1⁄2 x 16 in. (59.7 x 40.6 cm.)
inscribed ? 'Ambrogio / 1515' (on the letter) and 'No. 87' (on the reverse)
Provenance
Dr. David Didier Roth (1798-1885), by whom sold as 'Leonardo da Vinci' on 15 October 1863 for 4,100 French francs to,
Baron James de Rothschild (1792-1868), Paris, by descent to his daughter,
Charlotte, Baroness Nathaniel de Rothschild (1825-1899), Paris, by descent to her grandson,
Baron Henri de Rothschild (1872-1947), Ferrières, as 'Ambrogio de Predis,' by descent in the family until sold,
Anonymous sale; Paris, Galerie Charpentier, 9 May 1952, lot 102, as 'Attributed to Ambrogio de Predis'.
Heinz Kisters, Kreuzlingen, by 1965.
[The Property of a Gentleman]; Sotheby's, London, 4 July 2018, lot 43, where acquired by the present owner.
Literature
W. Suida, Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler, XXVII, U. Thieme & B. Becker eds., Leipzig, 1933, p. 369, as 'Ambrogio de Predis'.
Exhibited
Bregenz, Künstlerhaus, Palais Thurn und Taxis, Meisterwerke der Malerei aus Privatsammlungen im Bodenseegebiet, 1 July-30 September 1965, no. 77b, as 'Ambrogio de Predis'.

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