Bernardino de' Conti
oil on panel
35 x 31.8 cm (13-3/4 x 12-1/2 in)
Henry VIII, King of England [1491-1547], by 1542 Westminster Palace inventory; by inheritance to Edward VI, King of England [1537-1553]; by inheritance to Mary I Queen of England [1516-1558]; by inheritance to Elizabeth I, Queen of England, [1533-1603]; by inheritance to James I, King of England [1566-1625]; by inheritance to Charles I, King of England [1600-1649]. (Probably Charles I [Commonwealth] sale, 1649-1651). John Sholto Douglas, 9th Marquess of Queensberry [1844-1900], Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, by 1866;  Charles Alexander Douglas-Home, 12th Earl of Home [1834-1918], The Hirsel, Borders, Scotland, by 1909.  (Frank T. Sabin [d. 1915], London). (Paul Drey, New York); sold 1948 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation; gift 1961 to Seattle Art Museum, n. 61.150.  Lent to the National Portrait exhibition, South Kensington Museum, London, 1866, no. 12, as portrait of James, Earl of Douglas, by an unknown artist.  Lent to Burlington Fine Arts Club , London, 1909, no. 47, as “An Italian Nobleman” by Bernardino de’Conti. Not included in the 20 June 1919 estate sale of Douglas-Home held at Christie's, London.