'Of Royal & Noble Descent' An Exhibition at Sotheby's London, 14 - 18 January 2016

The Weiss Gallery will be loaning six paintings for an exhibition concerning exquisite costumes in Old Master paintings at Sotheby's London (34-35 New Bond Street). The exhibition 'Of Royal & Noble Descent' will present works once owned by Europe's royal and aristocratic families alongside specially commissioned pieces by the paper artist Zoe Bradley. The exhibition, lasting from 14th to 18th January, coincides with a sale of the same name at Sotheby's on 19th January. 

There will be a late night view on 15th January from 6 'til 9pm where there will be expert guided tours and a pay bar stocked by Ruinart. To RSVP, please follow this link.

For more information about Zoe Bradley, please click here.

 

Sofonisba Anguissola (c. 1532 – 1625), 'An Unknown Noblewoman,' Painted circa 1560 - 1565
Sofonisba Anguissola (c. 1532 – 1625), 'An Unknown Noblewoman,' Painted circa 1560 - 1565
  • Sofonisba Anguissola (c. 1532 – 1625), 'An Unknown Noblewoman,' Painted circa 1560 - 1565
  • François Quesnel (c.1543 – 1619), 'Jeanne de Bourdeille (d.1596), with one of her daughters holding a miniature of her late husband Antoine de Beaupoil de Sainte-Aulaire, Sénéchal de Perigord (c.1560 – 1593),' Painted circa 1593
  • Paul van Somer (c.1577 – 1622), 'Sir Rowland Cotton (1581 – 1634) of Alkington Hall, Whitechurch, and Bellaport Hall, Shropshire,' Inscribed upper right: ‘1618’
  • George Geldorp (c.1590 - 1665), 'Martha Bertie (née Cockayne), Countess of Lindsey (1605 – 1641),' Painted circa 1627
  • Paul van Somer (c. 1577 – 1622), 'Elizabeth Wriothesley, née Vernon, Countess of Southampton  (1573 – c. 1655),' Painted circa 1620
  • Cornelius Johnson (1593 – 1661), 'An Unknown Lady,' Signed with initials and dated lower right: ‘C.J. fecit/ 1624’