Frans Pourbus the Younger (Antwerp 1569-1622 Paris)
Isabella Clara Eugenia, Archduchess of Austria (15661633), wearing black dress, heavy gold chains and white ruff, her red hair worn high on top of her head.
Oil on card, gilt-metal frame; together with a portrait miniature of a lady, wearing grey dress, white chemise and black veil (School of Bernard Lens), gilt-metal frame.
Oval, 44mm (1 3/4in) and 72mm (2 13/16in) high respectively (2)
Provenance: The former sold Bonhams, London, 19 February 2008, lot 64; The latter sold Christie's, London, 5 June 2007, lot 119.
- Please note, the miniature attributed to the 'School of Bernard Lens' in this lot, is housed within a gilt-metal mount and not a gilt-metal frame as stated online.