17 October 2006
This lot is offered without a reserve
Simon Dubois (Antwerp 1632-1708 London)
Portrait of a lady, traditionally identified as Louise de Kérouaille, Duchess of Portsmouth, three-quarter-length, in an amber silk dress and blue shawl
signed and dated 'S. du Bois. fecit. 1683' (lower right)
oil on canvas, in a feigned stone oval casement
29½ x 24½ in. (75 x 62.2 cm.)
Sneyd Heirlooms and Earl of Hardwicke Collection sale; Christie's, London, 27 June 1924, lot 18.
Anonymous sale; Anderson Galleries, Chicago, 18 November 1926, lot 79 ($190).
Hildreth Scott Davis, by whom given to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, in 1949.
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Art Prices Current, 1923-24, New Series, vol.III, p. 258 (5786).
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