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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 153

    CONTINENTAL SCHOOL, CIRCA 1800/05

    Princess Loulou of Orange-Nassau (1770-1819), Hereditary Duchess of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, in white on white spotted dress, a crimson stole over her right shoulder and in her left hand, fair curling hair, seated in a wooden chair

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    CONTINENTAL SCHOOL, CIRCA 1800/05
    Princess Loulou of Orange-Nassau (1770-1819), Hereditary Duchess of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, in white on white spotted dress, a crimson stole over her right shoulder and in her left hand, fair curling hair, seated in a wooden chair
    3 13/16 in. (98 mm.) diam., in fitted red leather case with tooled gold border


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    Princess Frederica Louisa Wilhelmina of Orange-Nassau, called Loulou, daughter of Stadhouder William V of Orange-Nassau and his wife Wilhelmina of Prussia, was married in 1790 to Charles George Augustus, Hereditary Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel.
    Several earlier miniatures of her are illustrated in K. E. Schaffers-Bodenhausen/M. E. Tiethoff-Spliethoff, The Portrait Miniatures in the Collections of the House of Orange-Nassau, Zwolle, 1993, pp. 111-114.

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    Provenance

    Collection of Architect Kurt Jahn (1903-1978), Darmstadt, inv. J.64.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE JAHN COLLECTION, DARMSTADT


    Exhibited

    Darmstadt, Residenzschloss, Schlossmuseum, 1974-2007, inv. no. 21003.