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most likely after Antonio Moro

Portrait of Anna of Saxony (1544-1577), Countess of Nassau, 1561-1599
Dulwich (London), Dulwich Picture Gallery, [..]
Object information
Object category
painting
Support/medium
panel, oil paint
The appearance and condition of this painting are very poor. The panel is made with four vertical members. The joins are separating and there are seriously raised paint blisters in the paint surface and many flaked paint losses, some with mismatched old restoration. The varnish is considerably discoloured and dark. The surface is covered with dust. Previous recorded treatment: 1914, cracked: repaired and varnished by Holder; 1961, blisters reported to Dr Hell (Sophia Plender).
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (portrait format) 105,4 x 78,1 cm
Signature/inscription
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
Current attribution
most likely after Antonio Moro
Spies 2005
Rejected attribution
Anoniem (Engeland) 1561-1599
Murray 1980
Anoniem (Nederlanden (historische regio)) 1561-1599
John Ingamells, Netherlandish School: letter to Martin Spies, 6 June 2005 (DPG396 file)
Date
Exact or approximate dating of the described art work; the search parameters adopted for this art work in this database, are found in brackets.
1561-1599 (1561 - 1599)
early copy; Anna married William of Orange in 1561; they divorced in 1571
Represented
IB number
Number related to the portrait iconography collection RKD.
116337
Identification based on
similarity, see Spies 2005
Artistically related
Artistically related to other work
Such as a preparatory studie, comparable composition, other version, or copy of the artwork in this record.
Provenance
Exhibitions and literature
Visual documentation
Creation date: 2009-07-07; Last modified date: 2021-06-05

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