• Old Master & 19th Century Pain auction at Christies

    Sale 7783

    Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Watercolours Day Sale

    9 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 192

    Baron François-Xavier Fabre (Montpellier 1766-1837)

    Portrait of Edward Fox Fitzgerald, bust-length, in a blue coat, striped waistcoat and white stock

    Price Realised  

    Baron François-Xavier Fabre (Montpellier 1766-1837)
    Portrait of Edward Fox Fitzgerald, bust-length, in a blue coat, striped waistcoat and white stock
    signed and dated 'F.x. F. 1815.' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    13¼ x 10¾ in. (33.7 x 27.3 cm.)
    in a contemporary carved giltwood frame


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    Provenance

    Charles Sedelmayer; sale, Cologne, 1906.
    Anonymous sale; Zürich, Koller Auktionen AG, 28 March 2003, lot 3123 (sold for 17,000 CHF).


    Literature

    L. Pellicer, PhD thesis, Paris University, 1982, III, no. 111a.