Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Bust of Anne of Austria from Castle Howard

A Marble Bust 
Traditionally Known as Anne of Austria (1601 - 66).
Anonymous. circa 1650.
 
From the Castle Howard Collection.
Sold Sotheby's 8 July 2015.
Described as Franco Flemish.
 
 
 
 
Anne of Austria,
Mother of Louis XIV.
White Marble on Grey Marble Socle - 29" tall overall.
Sold Sotheby's, Lot 18, 8th July 2015.
 
Provenance: Frederick Howard, 5th Earl of Carlisle (1748-1825), Castle Howard, North Yorkshire, c. 1805; thence by family descent.
 
Because I have my doubts as to the attribution and because it amuses me, I am including some interesting contemporary engravings of Anne of Austria in this blog.
 
 
 
Ann of Austria
After Pierre Mignard
 
Engraving by Robert Nanteuil
1660.
National Gallery of Art, Washington.
 
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Anne of Austria.
Engraving by Robert Nanteuil 1666.
 
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After Phillipe de Champaigne
Engraved by Jean Morin.
31.8 × 26.2 cm.
 
Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington.
 
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Anne of Austria
After Jean Nocret
Engraved by Michel Lasne. 1645.
35.2 × 24.9 cm.
Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington.
 
 
Anne of Austria
Clade Mellan
35.2 × 24.1 cm
Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
 
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Anne of Austria
Louys, Jacob; printmaker; Dutch artist, c.1595 - c.1673
after Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640).
 
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Anne of Austria.
After Rubens.
Engraving by Hendrik Hondius, 1627.
 
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Anne of Austria
Peter Paul Rubens circa 1622 - 25.
Oil on Canvas - 120 × 96.8 cm
Norton Simon Museum.
 
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Anne of Austria
Nicolas Viennot 1633.
 
 
 
Anne of Austria in Mourning .
                                     After Philippe de Champaigne, French (Brussels 1602 - 1674 Paris)        
 Jean Morin, French (1605 - 1650).
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Anne of Austria
Miniature attributed to Petitot
Sold Bonhams 21 May 2014.

                         

1 comment:

  1. It looks quite a lot like her. Who do you think it could be?

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