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    Sale 5266

    Portrait Miniatures, Objects of Vertu, Silver & Russian Works of Art

    13 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1535

    CONTINENTAL SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    CONTINENTAL SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY
    Tyge Ottesen Brahe (1546-1601), in black doublet and ruff, a globe, telescope and mathematical instruments beside him
    gilt-wood frame
    rectangular, 1¾ x 2 3/8 in. (44 x 61 mm.)


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    Tyge Brahe was a Danish nobleman and prominent astronomer of the late 16th century.

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    Provenance

    Christie's, London, 5 October 1971, lot 5.


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