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Portrait of a Woman with a Book of Music
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Bacchiacca (Francesco Ubertini) (Italian, 1494 - 1557)

Portrait of a Woman with a Book of Music

about 1540 - 1545
Oil on panel
Unframed: 102.9 x 80 cm (40 1/2 x 31 1/2 in.) Framed: 138.4 x 115.6 x 11.4 cm (54 1/2 x 45 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)
78.PB.227

PROVENANCE

by 1746 - still in 1801

   

Lamberto Frescobaldi [Florence, Italy]

 

by 1915 - 1928

   

Vernon James Watney [Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire, England], by inheritance to his wife, Margaret Watney, 1928.

 

1928 - 1943

   

Lady Margaret Watney [Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire, England], by inheritance to her son, Oliver Vernon Watney, 1943.

 

1943 - 1966

   

Oliver Vernon Watney [Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire, England], upon his death, held in trust by the estate.

 

1966 - 1967

   

Estate of Oliver Vernon Watney (sold, Watney sale, Christie's, London, June 23, 1967, lot 24, to J. Paul Getty.)

 

1967 - 1976

   

J. Paul Getty [Malibu, California; Sutton Place, Surrey, England], upon his death, held in trust by the estate.

 

1976 - 1978

   

Estate of J. Paul Getty , distributed to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1978.