Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Bust of Anne of Austria from Castle Howard

A Marble Bust 
Traditionally Known as Anne of Austria (1601 - 66).
Anonymous. circa 1650.
From the Castle Howard Collection.
Sold Sotheby's 8 July 2015.
Described as Franco Flemish.
Anne of Austria,
Mother of Louis XIV.
White Marble on Grey Marble Socle - 29" tall overall.
Sold Sotheby's, Lot 18, 8th July 2015.
Provenance: Frederick Howard, 5th Earl of Carlisle (1748-1825), Castle Howard, North Yorkshire, c. 1805; thence by family descent.
Because I have my doubts as to the attribution and because it amuses me, I am including some interesting contemporary engravings of Anne of Austria in this blog.
Ann of Austria
After Pierre Mignard
Engraving by Robert Nanteuil
National Gallery of Art, Washington.
Anne of Austria.
Engraving by Robert Nanteuil 1666.
After Phillipe de Champaigne
Engraved by Jean Morin.
31.8 × 26.2 cm.
Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington.
Anne of Austria
After Jean Nocret
Engraved by Michel Lasne. 1645.
35.2 × 24.9 cm.
Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington.
Anne of Austria
Clade Mellan
35.2 × 24.1 cm
Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
Anne of Austria
Louys, Jacob; printmaker; Dutch artist, c.1595 - c.1673
after Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640).
Anne of Austria.
After Rubens.
Engraving by Hendrik Hondius, 1627.
Anne of Austria
Peter Paul Rubens circa 1622 - 25.
Oil on Canvas - 120 × 96.8 cm
Norton Simon Museum.
Anne of Austria
Nicolas Viennot 1633.
Anne of Austria in Mourning .
                                     After Philippe de Champaigne, French (Brussels 1602 - 1674 Paris)        
 Jean Morin, French (1605 - 1650).

Anne of Austria
Miniature attributed to Petitot
Sold Bonhams 21 May 2014.