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after Claudine Bouzonnet Stella (17th Century)

Portrait of Claudine Bouzonnet Stella, facing right, holding a brush and palette

Whiteley (2000) 205; Parker I (1938) 387

Red chalk on cream paper, mounted on cream card, faced with blue paper.  Sheet: 224 x 225 mm

Recto: Inscribed in black ink at lower centre of mount: CLAUDIAE / BOUZONNET-STELLA / effigies/ e tab. ab ipsamet pic / desumpta Verso: Inscribed in black ink: Celui par qui j'ai fait dessiner le tableau votif qui se voit dans la Chapelle de N.D. de Four

Collector's Mark: Mariette (L. 2097) lower right; Rogers (L. 625) lower left; Douce (L. 688) lower right

Provenance: Pierre-Jean Mariette Charles Rogers his sale, 22 April 1799, part of lot 621

The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Bequeathed by Francis Douce, 1834, and transferred from the Bodleian Library, 1863.; 

WA1863.11