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Acquired by the philanthropist and collector Ogden Mills (1857-1929) for his Parisian residence, 73 rue de Varenne, circa 1910-1915.
Inherited by his daughter, Beatrice, the Countess of Granard (1883-1972).
Thence by descent.
Property of a Lady of Title (lots 4, 6, 25, 51, 75)