Van der Doort c.1639

Michelangelo Caravaggio

Black-complexioned Woman with a book, head, half life-size

Walpole Society reference (1960): 
WS 88, № 63
Measurements (Van der Doort): 
1ft 6in x 1ft 1in (45.7 x 33cm)
light from the left
oval gilded frame
Mantua piece
Gift / Exchange / Bought / Inherited: 
Room description extended: 
By your majesty's especially command your pictures and rarities which you had kept at St James's in the Cabinet Room were transported and brought to Whitehall into the Privy Gallery in your Majesty's newly-erected Cabinet Room, whereof the particulars as well of the said rarities from St James's as also other Pictures medals agates or the like since by Your Majesty thereunto augmented, as by the number and bigness particularly signified doth appear as followeth
Original Manuscript page number: 
Windsor MS., f. 17
Identification certainty: 
Sale Inventory c.1649-51