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After Master John
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF THE COUNTESS NADIA DE NAVARRO
After Master John

Portrait of Lady Jane Grey

Details
After Master John
Portrait of Lady Jane Grey
oil on canvas
72 7/8 x 42 7/8 in. (185.1 x 108.9 cm.)
Provenance
The Earl of Denbigh, London.
Acquired by the Countess Nadia de Navarro, Glen Head, New York, before 1964.
Literature
A. Graves, A Century of Loan Exhibitions 1813-1912, II, p. 532, no. 14, as Holbein, Portrait of Catherine Parr.
Exhibited
London, British Institution, 1853, as Holbein, Portrait of Catherine Parr.
Manchester, Art Treasures Exhibition, 1857, as Holbein, Portrait of Catherine Parr.
London, New Gallery, Exhibition of the Royal House of Tudor, 1890, no. 168, as Holbein, Portrait of Catherine Parr.
Milan, Palazzo Reale, Arte Europea da una Collezione Americana, March-April 1964, no. 14, as Holbein, Portrait of Catherine Parr (catalogue by R. De Grada).

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Lot Essay

The prime version of this portrait of the Nine-Day Queen is in the National Portrait Gallery, London. For the attribution to Master John (fl. 1544-c. 1550) see R. Strong, The English Icon, New Haven, 1969, p. 76.

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