Portrait of a boy holding a tennis racket and ball, Circle of Sofonisba Anguissola (Sotheby’s 2014)

Sotheby's London Day Sale 10 July 2014
Sotheby’s London Day Sale 10 July 2014

 

Artist: Circle of Sofonisba Anguissola

Title: Portrait of a boy holding a tennis racket and ball, wearing a pink slashed doublet and hose

Media: oil on canvas

Size: 109.2 by 76 76.6; 43 by 30 1/8 in.

Provenance: Sotheby’s Old Master & British Paintings, Day Sale London, 10 July, 2014, Lot 161.  The painting did not sell (estimate 40-60,000) and was then offered for sale by private bid.  The picture was sold on Monday 14 July.

See also:

c. 1550 Boy with Racquet (Sotheby’s 1995 “Locko Park”)