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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.38
People
Attributed to Frans Pourbus, the Younger, Flemish (Antwerp 1569 - 1622 Paris)
Title
Profile Portrait of a Lady
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
16th century
Culture
Flemish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/295133
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black and red chalk and touches of white opaque watercolor on off-white antique laid paper, framing line in wetted red chalk and on right edge a brighter wetted right chalk with dots of white opaque watercolor
Dimensions
11.9 x 9.5 cm (4 11/16 x 3 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower right, black chalk or graphite: FP
  • watermark: none
  • inscription: verso, lower center, brown ink: C
Provenance
Jacob de Vos Jacobszoon, Amsterdam (L. 1450, without his mark), his sale; [de Vries, Brondgeest, Engelberts and Roos, Amsterdam, 30 October 1833, album L, lot 21], sold; to de Vries. Edward Bouverie, (L. 325/6, without his mark). John Postle Heseltine, London (L. 1507, without his mark). Schaeffer Galleries, New York. Mr. and Mrs. John H. Steiner, Larchmont, New York, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1979.

NOTE: Nicholas Turner believes Lugt marks 325 and 326 belong to John Bouverie a cousin of Edward. A complete explanation may be found in the 2010 edition of "Les Marques de Collections de Dessins & Estampes."

Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Steiner
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.38
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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