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    Sale 7550

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    9 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 123

    ANDRÉ-LÉON LARUE, CALLED MANSION (FRENCH, 1785- AFTER 1837)

    A young lady, in white mull evening gown with frills at the neckline and empire waist, white gauze collar with a Renaissance-inspired ruff; sky background

    Price Realised  

    ANDRÉ-LÉON LARUE, CALLED MANSION (FRENCH, 1785- AFTER 1837)
    A young lady, in white mull evening gown with frills at the neckline and empire waist, white gauze collar with a Renaissance-inspired ruff; sky background
    signed and dated 'mansion. 1818.' (mid-right)
    on ivory
    oval, 2½ in. (63 mm.) high, gilt-metal mount with stamped foliate border within rectangular varnished wood frame


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, London, 27 February 1990, lot 41.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION