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Le Sire de Saint-Cornille

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Inscription

in upper margin, cut and pasted to the border: Le sr de saincte cornille

Provenance

William Ponsonby, 2nd Count of Bessborough (died 1793); Frederick Ponsonby, 3rd Count of Bessborough (1758-1844) (attributed to Holbein); Edward M. Hodgkins, London; Charle Wickert, Paris (died 1918); George Jay Gould (1864-1923); Mr. Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA (1898-1984); acquired April 11, 1946 by the Purchase Fund and Otis Norcross Fund, MFA.

Credit Line

1939 Purchase Fund and Otis Norcross Fund

Le Sire de Saint-Cornille

about 1555

Dimensions

Sheet: 30.3 x 20.9 cm (11 15/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

46.349

Medium or Technique

Black, red, and yellow chalk on cream antique laid paper

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