Portrait of a Lady with a Parrot

Related Artist: Anthony Van Dyck (1599 - 1641)


The Phoebus Foundation, Antwerp, Belgium

Object details

Title

Portrait of a Lady with a Parrot

Technique and support

Oil on panel

Dimensions

121.8 x 87.8 cm

Artist

Related artist

Anthony Van Dyck (1599 - 1641)

Most recent published attribution

Van Dyck [Davies 2020]

Collection and provenance

Collection

The Phoebus Foundation, Antwerp, Belgium

Provenance

Princess Lydia of Arenberg (1905–1977);
thence by inheritance in a European private collection;
sale, Dorotheum, Vienna, 23 October 2018 (35), as Van Dyck;
bought by The Phoebus Foundation, Antwerp.

Literature

Literature

Davies 2020, pp. 271-2, as Van Dyck.

Consult the bibliography

Panel reverse

Cradled or uncradled

Uncradled

Guild marks

Castle and Hands - one branding iron

Panel maker's mark

4 + BPR

Inscriptions

  1. ‘NE’ in black paint
  2. ’26’ in white chalk
  3. ‘9’ in white chalk
  4. ‘175’ in blue chalk

Dendrochronology

Genus of wood

Oak

Number of planks

4

Plank no. 1

Tree rings: 202
Dated: AD 1408 – 1609
Felled: After AD 1615 (terminus post quem)
Origin: Poland/ Baltic states

Plank no. 2

Tree rings: 163
Dated: AD 1436 – 1598
Felled: After AD 1604 (terminus post quem)
Origin: Poland/ Baltic states

Plank no. 3

Tree rings: 170
Dated: AD 1441 – 1610
Felled: After AD 1616 (terminus post quem)
Origin: Poland/ Baltic states

Plank no. 4

Tree rings: 116
Dated: AD 1478 – 1593
Felled: After AD 1599 (terminus post quem)
Origin: Poland/ Baltic states

Planks of the same tree

1. and 4. this painting
2. and 3. this painting

Date of investigation

16 October 2018

Dendro report no.

AU007/2018

Author

Drs. Justin Davies

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