National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Countess Ebba Sparre Sébastien Bourdon (artist)
French, 1616 - 1671
Countess Ebba Sparre, 1652/1653
oil on canvas
overall: 106.1 x 90.2 cm (41 3/4 x 35 1/2 in.) framed: 139.7 x 123.2 x 12.7 cm (55 x 48 1/2 x 5 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
1952.5.34
Not on View
From the Tour: Seventeenth-Century French Painting
Object 2 of 8

1808Fontenay, Louis-Abel de Bonafous (Abbé de Fontenay), and Jacques Couché. Galérie du Palais-royal gravée d'après les tableaux des différentes écoles qui la composent, avec un abrégé de la vie des peintres et une description historique de chaque tableau. 3 vols. Vol. 3: École hollandaise, allemande, française. Paris, 1786-1808: 3(1808):unpaginated, repro.
1824Buchanan, William. Memoirs of Painting. 2 vols. London, 1824: 1:156.
1854Waagen, Gustav Friedrich. Treasures of Art in Great Britain: Being an Account of the Chief Collections of Paintings, Drawings, Sculptures, Illuminated Mss.. 3 vols. Translated by Elizabeth Rigby Eastlake. London, 1854: 2:487.
1876Dussieux, Louis. Les artists français à l'étranger. Paris, 1876: 585
1886Ponsonailhe, Charles. Sébastien Bourdon, sa vie et son oeuvre. Paris, 1886: 125-127.
1896Granberg, Olof. Drottning Kristinas Tafvelgalleri. Stockholm, 1896:60, no. 241
1897Granberg, Olof. La galerie de tableaux de la Reine Christine de Suède. Stockholm, 1897: 58, no. 241
1912Thomas, T.-H. "Sébastien Bourdon, portraitiste." GBA, 4th ser., vol. 7 (1912): 10-12
1913Stryienski, Casimir. La galerie du régent, Philippe, duc d'Orleans. Paris, 1913: 99-100, 179
1932"Inventaire de la reine Christine de Suede," in Denucé, Jean. Inventories of the art collections in Antwerp in the 16th and 17th centuries. Antwerpt, 1932: 177.
1935Steneberg, Karl Eric. "The Portrait Collection of Queen Christina." Connoisseur 95 (1935): 134
1951Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection Acquired by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation 1945-1951. Introduction by John Walker, text by William E. Suida. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1951: 222, no. 99, repro., as Queen Christina of Sweden.
1955Steneberg, Karl Eric. Kristinatidens Måleri. Malmö, 1955: 184-185
1959Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 341, repro., as Queen Christina of Sweden
1964Rosenberg, Pierre. "Quelques tableaux inédits du XVIIe siècle français par Jacques Stella, Charles Mellin, Jean Tassel et Sébastien Bourdon." Art de France . vol. 4 (1964): 299, n. 14
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 19
1968Masson, Georgina. Queen Christina. London, 1968: repro. following 128
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 12, repro.
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 44, repro.
1977Eisler, Colin. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools Excluding Italian. Oxford, 1977: 290-291, fig. 259.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 318, no. 419, color repro.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 65, repro.
2005The Arts of France from François Ier to Napoléon Ier. A Centennial Celebration of Wildenstein's Presence in New York. Exh. cat. Wildenstein & Co., Inc., New York, 2005: 78 (not in the exhibition).
2009Conisbee, Philip, et al. French Paintings of the Fifteenth through the Eighteenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 2009: no. 7, 40-43, color repro.

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