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    Sale 2134

    Old Master and 19th Century Drawings

    29 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 74

    Jean-Antoine Pinchon (Paris 1772-1850)

    A portrait of a woman, bust-length, wearing a shawl

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    Jean-Antoine Pinchon (Paris 1772-1850)
    A portrait of a woman, bust-length, wearing a shawl
    signed and dated 'Pinchon 1806'
    black chalk, stumping, heightened with white
    9 3/8 x 7¼ in. (233 x 184 mm.)


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    Pinchon was a student of François-André Vincent and Jean-Baptiste-Jacques Augustin who exhibited at the Salon between 1795 and 1844. He was the court painter for Empress Elizabeth of Russia, and many of his drawn portraits can be found in the Hermitage, St. Petersburg.

    Provenance

    A European Foundation; Sotheby's, New York, 26 October 1990, lot 14.