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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 227

    CHARLES GUILLAUME ALEXANDRE BOURGEOIS (FRENCH, 1759-1832)

    A portrait of the artist's wife in blue plaid dress with white underslip, pearls and blue beaded necklace, wearing a gem-set gold comb in her dark curling hair

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    CHARLES GUILLAUME ALEXANDRE BOURGEOIS (FRENCH, 1759-1832)
    A portrait of the artist's wife in blue plaid dress with white underslip, pearls and blue beaded necklace, wearing a gem-set gold comb in her dark curling hair
    oval, 5 in. (127 mm.) high, artist's join, rectangular ormolu frame with palmette surmount and four anthemion spandrels


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    The backing paper of the miniature is inscribed with an authentification signed by Leo Schidlof.

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    Provenance

    Madame Choune, Paris, in 1912.


    Pre-Lot Text

    VARIOUS PROPERTIES


    Exhibited

    St. Petersburg, Institut Français, Exposition Centennale de l'Art Français, 1912, no. 233 (lent by Madame Choune, 24 rue de la Ville-l'Evêque, Paris).