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Studio of François Clouet (Tours 1510/30-1572 Paris)
Studio of François Clouet (Tours 1510/30-1572 Paris)

Portrait of Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry, later Savoie, half- length, in a white dress

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Studio of François Clouet (Tours 1510/30-1572 Paris)
Portrait of Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry, later Savoie, half- length, in a white dress
oil on panel
31.5 x 23.9 cm.
Provenance
J.M. Cargher; Christie's, London, 6 April 1951, lot 4.
The Northwick Park Collection of the late Captain E.G. Spencer-Churchill; Christie's, London, 29 October 1965, lot 19, as Clouet (£ 892.10s to Wetzlar).
Dr. Hans Wetzlar; Sotheby Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, 9 June 1977, lot 27, as François Clouet.
Exhibited
Laren, Singer Museum, Keuze uit de collectie Dr. H.A. Wetzlar, 1968-69, no. 8., fig 13, as François Clouet.

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The present painting closely resembles a drawing of the sitter by Clouet in the Musée Condé, Chantilly, France (see A. Zvereva, Portraits dessinés de la cour des Valois. Les Clouet de Catherine de Médicis, Paris, 2011, p. 304, no. 261).

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