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    Sale 2249

    The Scholars Eye: Property from the Julius Held Collection Part II

    30 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 310

    Attributed to Amy (Geneva 1657-1724) and Jean-Pierre Huault (Geneva 1655-1723)

    Portrait of a young man, possibly Frederick II, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1676-1732)

    Price Realised  

    Attributed to Amy (Geneva 1657-1724) and Jean-Pierre Huault (Geneva 1655-1723)
    Portrait of a young man, possibly Frederick II, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1676-1732)
    with signature and inscription 'Les/Freres/Huaut/Fec' and 'Frederic/Second 2ieme/Electeur 1697' with further inscription 'Friderices' on the copper backing
    bodycolor on paper laid down on copper
    6 3/8 x 4 5/8 in (160 x 118 mm.); and Dutch School, 18th Century, after Otto van Veen, Figures at a banquet; and Dutch School, 19th Century, Figures rowing a boat on a stormy sea; and French School, Studies of a female figure (recto), Baudelaire's 'Les Pharos' from Les fleurs du mal, inscribed on the verso. (4)


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    The Huault brothers were miniaturists who worked at the court of Berlin.