7 May 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 1,062
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
Roman School, early 19th Century
Design for a fan with picturesque landscapes
with inscription 'Mde Le Viscomtesse De Vaudreunt(?) (on the verso, according to a label on the backboard)
pencil, pen and brown ink, watercolour and bodycolour with gum arabic, on vellum
10¼ x 21 in. (266 x 533 mm.)
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The inscription on the reverse more probably relates to Victoire Pauline de Riquet de Carama, Vicomtesse de Vaudreuil (1764-1834).
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