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    Sale 7550

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    9 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 99

    CHARLES-CLAUDE NOISOT (FRENCH, 1787-AFTER 1830)

    A young lady, in dress with blue velvet bodice and shoulder wings and white gauze sleeves, white shift, long gold necklace, upswept curling brown hair; sky and landscape background

    Price Realised  

    CHARLES-CLAUDE NOISOT (FRENCH, 1787-AFTER 1830)
    A young lady, in dress with blue velvet bodice and shoulder wings and white gauze sleeves, white shift, long gold necklace, upswept curling brown hair; sky and landscape background
    signed and dated 'noisot...28' (lower right)
    on ivory
    oval, 3¼ in. (83 mm.) high, gilt-bronze mount


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    Provenance

    Marquis Bacquehem Collection; Vienna, Wawra, 10 December 1913, lot 70.
    Monsieur X Collection; Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 25 March 1914, lot 55 (395 Francs).
    Christie's, Geneva, 15 November 1994, lot 282.


    Literature

    L. R. Schidlof, The Miniature in Europe, Graz, 1964, II, p. 595 (described as 'typical and very much like Mansion').
    N. Lemoine-Bouchard, Les Peintres en miniature actifs en France 1650-1850, Paris, 2008, p. 402.