London, South Kensington
30 October 2014
English School, 16th Century
Portrait of a young girl from the Prescott or Hewitt family, three-quarter-length, in a red dress with lace ruff and gold chains, a carnation in her right hand
inscribed 'A. 1.5.8... / Æ SUÆ. 6' (upper right), and bearing a coat-of-arms (upper left)
oil on panel
27 x 19 3/8 in. (68.6 x 49.3 cm.)
Arthur H. Fowler, New York.
The Property of the Late Mrs Ethel Cryder Fowler of Washington, D.C.; Christie's, London, 2 April 1965, lot 35.
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