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    Sale 7744

    Old Masters & 19th Century Art Day Sale

    8 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 195

    Attributed to Angelica Kauffmann (Chur, Graubünden 1741-1807 Rome)

    Portrait of the artist as Hebe, half-length

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Attributed to Angelica Kauffmann (Chur, Graubünden 1741-1807 Rome)
    Portrait of the artist as Hebe, half-length
    oil on canvas
    30¼ x 25 in. (76.8 x 63.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    with Sabin, London, 21 August 1953 (according to a label on the reverse).


    Saleroom Notice

    We are grateful to Dr. Bettina Baumgärtel for suggesting that this portrait should be catalogued as 'Circle' of Kauffman.


    Exhibited

    Sheffield, Graves Art Gallery, Famous British Women Artists, 1953, no. 55, as 'Angelica Kauffmann, Self-Portrait'.