Henry Pierce Bone (British, 1779-1855), after Hans Holbein the Younger (German, c.1497-1543) A Lady called, Catherine Howard (c. 1518-1542), wearing red dress with gold embroidery to her standing collar and white lining, multi-stranded pearl necklace, French hood with gold jeweled frontlet set with rubies and pearls, her black veil falling behind her shoulders
Lot 1
Henry Pierce Bone
(British, 1779-1855)
after Hans Holbein the Younger (German, c.1497-1543)
A Lady called, Catherine Howard (c. 1518-1542), wearing red dress with gold embroidery to her standing collar and white lining, multi-stranded pearl necklace, French hood with gold jeweled frontlet set with rubies and pearls, her black veil falling behind her shoulders
Sold for £937 (US$ 1,575) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Henry Pierce Bone (British, 1779-1855), after Hans Holbein the Younger (German, c.1497-1543)
A Lady called, Catherine Howard (c. 1518-1542), wearing red dress with gold embroidery to her standing collar and white lining, multi-stranded pearl necklace, French hood with gold jeweled frontlet set with rubies and pearls, her black veil falling behind her shoulders.
Enamel, inscribed on the counter-enamel Catherine Howard/ from a Drawing by Hol/ bein, in the Royal collecti/ on, by Henry Pierce Bone,/ Enamel Painter to Her Ma/ jesty, Prince Albert &c./ Oct.r 1850., gilt-metal mount.
Oval, 55mm (2 3/16in) high

Footnotes

  • It is today accepted that the original drawing by Holbein in the Royal Collection (RCIN 912218) portrays an unidentified lady and not Catherine Howard, Henry VIII's fifth wife, as previously believed.
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