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Presumably the sitter, Henri II de Lorraine [1614-1664, became 5th duc de Guise in 1640], Paris. François Roger de Gaignières [1642-1715], by 1711; (his estate sale, Paris, 29 July - 6 August 1717, no. 22 [505 livres]).[1] Probably Sir Edward Grey, Viscount Grey of Fallodon [1862-1933]; by inheritance to the Misses Bright, Stocks.[2] Arthur Kay [c. 1862-1939], Esq., Glasgow, by 1893.[3] (H.O. Miethke, Vienna); Jacob Herzog, Vienna, by 1895 until at least 1899;[4](William Schaus, New York);[5] purchased 1900/1901 by William Collins Whitney [1841-1904], New York;[6] by inheritance to his son, Harry Payne Whitney [1872-1930], New York; by inheritance to his widow, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney [1875-1942], New York; by inheritance to their son, Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney [1899-1992], New York; gift 1947 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1893
Exhibition of Works by the Old Masters. Winter Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1893, no. 130, as Portrait of William Villiers, Viscount Grandison.
1899
Van Dyck Tentoonstelling ter gelegenheid der 300e verjaring der beboorte van den Meester, Museum van Schoone Kunsten, Antwerp, 1899, no. 82.
1929
Eighth Loan Exhibition of Old Masters. Paintings by Anthony van Dyck, Detroit Institute of Arts, 1929, no. 40, repro., as William Villiers--Viscount Grandison.
1939
Masterpieces of Art. European Paintings and Sculpture from 1300-1800, New York World's Fair, 1939, no. 107, repro., as William Villiers, Viscount Grandison.
2002
Loan to display with permanent collection, The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, California, 2002-2003.

Bibliography

1935
Kelly, Francis M. "A Van Dyck from the Cabinet de Gaignières in the Whitney Collection, New York." Apollo 22 (August 1935): 91-94.
1950
"Old Masters in America: Important Gifts to the National Gallery, Washington" The Illustrated London News (September 16, 1950): 449, repro.
1962
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Treasures from the National Gallery of Art, New York, 1962: 84, color repro.
1963
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 311, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 47.
1966
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 2:278, color repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 122, repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 264, no. 340, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 147, repro.
2004
Barnes, Susan J. Van Dyck: A Complete Catalogue of the Paintings. New Haven, 2004: III.101
2005
Wheelock, Arthur K., Jr. Flemish Paintings of the Seventeenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 2005: 90-95, color repro.

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