London, South Kensington
28 March 2002
Master of the Emerald Icons
Profile of Christ
inscribed 'THIS PRESENT FIGURE IS THE SIMILITUDE OF OUR LORD IHS OUR SAVIOUR IMPRINTED IN AN EMIRALD BY THE PREDECESSORS OF THE GREAT TURKE AND SENT TO POPE INNOCENT VIII FOR A TOKEN TO REDEEM HIS BROTHER THAT WAS TAKEN PRISONER' (lower centre, beneath the image)
oil on panel, feigned oval
10½ x 7½ in. (27 x 19 cm.)
The Collections of the Earls of Warwick; Sotheby's at Syon Park, 14 May 1997, lot 261.
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