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    Sale 5433

    Old Master & British Pictures & Old Master Drawings

    2 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 144

    Attributed to Marie-Louise-Elizabeth Vigée-Lebrun (Paris 1755-1842)

    Portrait of Victorienne Delphine Natalie de Rochechouart Mortemart, Marquise de Rouge, half-length, in riding habit

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Attributed to Marie-Louise-Elizabeth Vigée-Lebrun (Paris 1755-1842)
    Portrait of Victorienne Delphine Natalie de Rochechouart Mortemart, Marquise de Rouge, half-length, in riding habit
    with identifying inscription 'victorienne delphine natalie de Rochechoüart Mortemart. M.qui de Rouge'. peint en 1788.' (on the reverse of the relining canvas)
    oil on canvas, oval
    32 x 25½ in. (81.4 x 64.8 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Walter B. Chrysler, Jr.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 15 December 1978, lot 211 (sold £5,500).


    Literature

    J. Baillio, Exhibition of works by Elizabeth Vigée-Lebrun, Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas, 1982 (mentioned under no. 24 as 'attributed to'). H. T. Douwes Dekker, Elizabeth-Louise Vigée-Lebrun, 1755-1842, portraits á l'huile: Essai d'un catalogue, The Hague, 1984, no. 182 and (possibly) no. 183, with the attribution in full.