POURBUS, Frans the Younger
(b. 1569, Antwerpen, d. 1622, Paris)
Portrait of an Italian Lady1600-09
Oil on canvas, 47 x 36 cm
Pinacoteca Malaspina, Pavia
This painting is often described as a portrait of Anne Boleyn, due to an inscription that is added centuries later. However, the portrait, painted for Vincenzo Gonzaga, represents an Italian lady.