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Follower of Antonis Mor
Portrait of a Young Man

K1900
1722
Netherlandish
1558
oil on panel
Painting
97.5 x 69.9 cm (38 3/8 x 27 1/2 in)
Probably Prince Karl Anton von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen [d. 1885]. [1] His son, Prince Leopold von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen [d. 1905]. His son, Prince Wilhelm August Karl von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen [d. 1927]. Fürstlich Hohenzollernsches Museum für Wissenschaft und Kunst, Sigmaringen. (A.S. Drey, Munich and New York, 1928-1929); (M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., 1929-1934); (Robert Frank, Ltd., 1934). [2] Baron Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza [1875-1947], Villa Favorita, Lugano-Castagnola, Switzerland, by 1937; by inheritance to his daughter, Baroness Gabrielle Bentinck-Thyssen [1915/1917-1999]; on consignment 1951 to (M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York); purchased February 1952 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; [3] gift 1961 to NGA. [1] See Franz Reiffel, "Das Fürstlich Hohenzollernsche Museum zu Sigmaringen: Gemälde und Bildwerke," Städel-Jahrbuch 3-4 (1924), 59. The painting is not mentioned in F.A. von Lehner, Fürstlich Hohenzollernsches Museum für Wissenschaft und Kunst, Verzeichniss der Gemälde (Sigmaringen, 1871; 2d ed., 1883), suggesting either that it was acquired after 1883 or that it hung in some other property of the family. [2] See M. Knoedler & Co. Records, accession number 2012.M.54, Research Library, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles: Stock Book no. 8, page 68, no. A537 (copy in NGA curatorial files). [3] See M. Knoedler & Co. Records, accession number 2012.M.54, Research Library, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles: Commission Book no. 5A, page 50, no. CA 3996, and Sales Book no. 16, page 383 (copies in NGA curatorial files).
1961.9.79
1900
1631
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