17 December 1999
Circle of Corneille de la Haye, known as Corneille de Lyon (b. The Hague, active Lyons 1534-1574)
Portrait of a lady, bust-length, in a dark dress
oil on panel, circular
5.7/8 in. (15 cm.) diam.
Said to have come from the collection of the Comte de Montbrison, Chteau de St. Roche, France.
Kleinberger, American Art Association; sale, New York, 18 November 1932, lot 26.
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Detroit, Institute of Art, 1931-1932.
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