Bust of Marie de Medicis by Barthelemy Prieur

The bust of Marie de Medicis, daughter of the Grand Duke of Tuscany, may have been made about the time of the royal marriage in 1600.

Details

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
26 cm
Art Fund grant:
£23,759 ( Total: £31,759)
Acquired in:
2000
Vendor:
Daniel Katz Ltd

The corresponding bust of her husband King Henri IV of France is already in the Ashmolean's collection.

Provenance

Earls of Ilchester, Holland House, Kensington; Christie's 1947; private collection; Christie's, London 1999 where bought by present vendor.

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

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