François Clouet

A Lady in Her Bath



François Clouet - A Lady in Her Bath



François Clouet
A Lady in Her Bath
c. 1571
92.3 x 81.2 cm
Oil on panel
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Samuel H. Kress Collection


Literature

John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 280
Philip Conisbee, French paintings of the fifteenth through the eighteenth century, Washington; Princeton, N.J., 2009, nr. 23


Provenance

Sir Richard Frederick, 6th bt. (1780-1873), Burwood Park, Walton-on-Thames, Surry
his estate sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 7 February 1874, nr. 83, as Portrait of Diane de Poictiers[sic] by Fr. Janetii
purchased by Thibeaudeau, presumably acting as agent for Sir John Charles Robinson (1824-1913), London
purchased 1874 by Sir Francis Cook, 1st bt. (1817-1901), Doughty House, Richmond, Surrey
by inheritance to his son, Sir Frederick Lucas Cook, 2nd bt. (1844-1920), Doughty House
by inheritance to his son, Herbert Frederick Cook, 3rd bt. (1868-1939), Doughty House
by inheritance to his son, Sir Francis Ferdinand Maurice Cook, 4th bt. (1907-1978), Doughty House, and Cothay Manor, Somerset
sold July 1954 to Margaret Drey, London
with Rosenberg and Stiebel, New York
purchased May 1955 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York
gift 1961 to NGA


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