London, South Kensington
28 April 2016
Cornelis Jonson van Ceulen I (London 1593-1661 Utrecht)
Portrait of a lady, traditionally identified as Lady Corbett, half-length, in a black dress adorned with pink rosettes and a reticella lace collar, cartwheel ruff and headdress, in a feigned oval
signed with monogram and dated 'JC fecit / 1619' (JC linked, lower right)
oil on oak panel
25 7/8 x 20 in. (65.8 x 50.6 cm.)
George Rochford-Clarke, and by descent to,
Mrs I. Spain.
Mrs M. D. Harris; Christie's, London, 22 November 1974, lot 165.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 20 June 1975, lot 81.
with Richard Green, London.
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Norwich Castle Museum, Jacobean Festival, 1957.
Manchester, Whitworth Art Gallery, The Age of Shakespeare, 5-30 May 1964, no. 11 (lent by Mrs. I. Spain).
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