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    Sale 2176

    Christie's Interiors

    16 - 17 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 42

    Circle of Jean-Baptiste Greuze (French, 1725-1805)

    Portrait of a naval officer, bust-length, in military dress

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    Circle of Jean-Baptiste Greuze (French, 1725-1805)
    Portrait of a naval officer, bust-length, in military dress
    with signature 'J.B. Greuze f.' (lower right)
    oil on canvas, oval
    25½ x 21 in. (64.8 x 53.3 cm.)


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Dr. Bernard Samuels, by whom gifted to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND