Portrait Bust of A Young Girl Wearing a Beret

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French School
16th century
Franche-Comte, France or Netherlands, 16th or 19th century.
Polychromed terracotta.
height, with base: 16 3/8 inches (415 mm); height, without base: 12 5/8 inches (320 mm); base width: 13 inches (330 mm); base depth: 6 3/4 inches (170 mm); bust width: 10 5.8 inches (270 mm); bust depth: 6 1/4 inches (160 mm)
AZ056
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Francis Richard Charteris, 10th Earl of Wemyss (1818-1914), Edinburgh; Jacques Seligmann (1858-1923), Paris; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1906.
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In a letter dated 14 June 2008, Hanne Honnens de Lichtenberg confirmed that the bust could be by Johann Gregor van der Schardt (?1530/31-after 1581), as was first suggested by Jörg Rasmussen in 1975.

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Bust of young woman wearing a beret and a high collar dress.

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