Catalogue No. 32
Portrait of An Unknown Woman

Artist: Bray, Jan De, Manner of
Portrait of An Unknown Woman

1626/7 (?) -1697
Oil on Canvas 22 x 19 ins

Collection Details
Sold anonymously at Christie’s, 15 May 1953, lot 36: bt by Lord Faringdon.
  
Background
According to the Christie sale catalogue, this is a portrait by Jan de Bray of Maria van Hess, third wife of the artist.  It is not clear on what authority this identification is based, but an attribution to de Bray himself seems out of the question.