Portrait of a Girl
oil or tempera on fir panel
frame: 25 3/4 x 17 1/8 in. (65.41 x 43.5 cm)
(Augsburg, Germany, ca. 1494 - ca. 1520)
By 1806 or 1807, Habsburg imperial collections (Ambras Castle, Innsbruck); around 1897, Kunsthistoriches Museum (Vienna), by transfer from the imperial collections; 1937, Kunsthandel P. de Boer (Amsterdam) (dealer), by trade with the Kunsthistoriches Museum ; by 1940, E. &. A. Silberman Galleries (New York); August 1940, Billy Rose (New York, 1899–1966), by purchase from E. &. A. Silberman Galleries; by 1943, E. &. A. Silberman Galleries (New York) ; 1943, Merle J. Trees (Chicago, 1883–1954), by purchase from E. &. A. Silberman Galleries; 20 December 1943, University of Illinois, by gift from Merle J. and Emily N. Trees.
 In 1937, the Kunsthistoriches Museum deaccessioned 5 paintings to Kunsthandel P. de Boer, including this painting. Dr. Robert Herzig of the Galerie Sanct Lucas (Vienna) took custody of the paintings on behalf of P. de Boer Gallery.
 It is likely Billy Rose sold or traded the painting back to Silberman Galleries, from whom he had acquired it in 1940.
SELECTED EXHIBITION HISTORY
- primary object, panel: 11 1/2 x 8 in. (29.21 x 20.32 cm)
- framed, frame: 25 3/4 x 17 1/8 in. (65.41 x 43.5 cm)