26 January 2012
Conrad Faber, called Faber von Creuznach (Creuznach 1500-1552/3 Frankfurt am Main)
Portrait of Margarethe Schott, half-length, in a black gown with an embroidered guimpe, gold girdle and red mantlet
oil on panel
21 3/8 x 14 7/8 in. (54.3 x 37.8 cm.)
inscribed on the reverse 'Margareta Schottin' with age of sitter (illegible); signed in monogram on the reverse 'CVC'; dated 'Ano. MDXL' and with coat-of-arms
with F. Schnittjer & Son, New York.
Anonymous sale; Parke Bernet, New York, 26 November 1943, lot 64 ($1050).
Dr. Preston Pope Satterwhite, New York, from whom bequeathed to
The Speed Art Museum, Louisville, 1949.
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W. Brücker, Conrad Faber von Creuznach, Frankfurt am Main, 1963, pp. 13, 56, 60-61, 147, 150, 190, no. 33, pl. 36.
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