Portrait of Diane of France, Daughter of King Henri II

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Portrait of Diane of France, Daughter of King Henri II

ca. 1555

oil on panel

framed: 25 5/8 x 20 5/8 in. (65.1 x 52.4 cm)

Fran├žois Clouet
(Tours, France, ca. 1516 - 1572, Paris, France)

CULTURE OR GROUP:

French

OBJECT NAME:

oil paintings (visual works)



CREDIT LINE:

Gift of Merle J. and Emily N. Trees

OBJECT NUMBER:

1941-1-1



LOCATION:

Bow Gallery

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WWII Provenance Project
Provenance:
By 1927, with Kleinberger Galleries (New York); 22 December 1927, William Randolph Hearst (San Francisco, 1863 - Santa Barbara, 1951), by purchase from Kleinberger Galleries; 1938-1939, with Parish-Watson & Co. (dealer) (New York) [1]; 21 January 1939, Merle J. Trees (Chicago, 1883-1954), by purchase from Hearst through Parish-Watson [2]; December 1940, University of Illinois, by gift from Merle J. and Emily N. Trees.

Notes:
[1] Parish-Watson & Co. acted as art dealers for the liquidation of part of the Hearst collection of art in the late 1930s.
[2] The University of Illinois purchased the painting as a proxy for Trees, who wished to remain anonymous in this transaction.

DIMENSIONS

  • primary object, image: 14 x 9 1/2 in. (35.6 x 24.1 cm)
  • frame, frame: 25 5/8 x 20 5/8 in. (65.1 x 52.4 cm)