Isaac Oliver (Anglo-French, C. 1565-1617)
Isaac Oliver (Anglo-French, C. 1565-1617)
Isaac Oliver (Anglo-French, C. 1565-1617)
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Isaac Oliver (Anglo-French, C. 1565-1617)

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Isaac Oliver (Anglo-French, C. 1565-1617)
A lady wearing a hat, red curtain background; gold border
Signed with gold monogram ‘IO’ (mid-right)
On vellum
Oval, 54 mm. high, gilt-metal frame with spiral cresting
Provenance
Jeffery Whitehead Collection, by 1889.
With Leo R. Schidlof, from whom acquired by Ernst Holzscheiter in Paris, 3 January 1937 (inv. nos. MD/0120 and 420).
Literature
von der Mühll 1947, p. 42, illustrated in colour no. 16.
Schidlof 1964, II, pp. 602 (described as ‘very good’), 1016, illustrated IV, pl. 433, fig. 887.
Finsten 1981, II, p. 126, no. 83, illustrated fig. 83 (described as ‘a delightful example of Oliver’s very late style’).
Exhibited
Probably London 1887, no. 602 (as Queen Anne, lent by Jeffery Whitehead).
London 1889, Case IX, no. 5, ill. pl. IV (as ‘Anne of Denmark’, lent by Jeffery Whitehead, Esq).
Geneva 1956, no. 326, illustrated (as a presumed portrait of Anne of Denmark).
Zurich 1957-58 and 1961.
Edinburgh 1975, no. 75, illustrated.
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