THE PROPERTY OF A LADY SOUTH NETHERLANDISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1500 PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG WOMAN, PROBABLY MARY OF BURGUNDY, BUST LENGTH, IN THE GUISE OF ST. MARY MAGDALENE. Sotheby's (The estimate for this panel was c. $125,000 usd; sold for almost $1.7 million)
Mary of Burgandy and Archduchess of Austria,(1457-1482), cousin of John II, Duke of Cleves, Anne of Cleves grandfather. John II had been educated in the Burgundian Court along with Mary, the heiress of Charles the Bold. John II and John III had close family ties with the Court of Burgundy and it was though their territories that French culture spread to Germany.