9 July 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,125
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
Attributed to Louis-Jean-Francois Lagrenee, l'Aîné (Paris 1724-1805)
Drapery study of a woman with an outstretched arm; and Drapery study of a kneeling woman
black and white chalk, stumping, on buff paper
17½ x 13 7/8 in. (43.8 x 35.2 cm.); 15 x 9½ in. (38.1 x 24 cm.) (2)
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Unidentified collector's mark (L. 1045).
A. Finot (his mark, not in Lugt).
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