Oil on canvas portrait after Jean Perreal (France, b. c. 1460-d. 1530) depicting the half portrait of early Renaissance young lady with reddish-brown hair in formal dress and head wear, holding a gilt leather bound case. Unsigned. Sight – 30 7/8" H x 22 7/8" W. Partial gilt frame with velvet liner – 39 3/4" H x 31 3/4" W. Continental, 18th century or earlier. Provenance: Private Knoxville, Tennessee collection. Note: Jean Perreal was an early Renaissance artist and architect, sculptor, and limner of illuminated manuscripts. He was active mostly in France, Italy and London. CONDITION: Overall good condition with light craquelure and some thinning of paint in lower margin.
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