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    Sale 5349

    Christie's Interiors

    18 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 546

    Edward Villiers Rippingille (BRITISH, 1798-1859)

    Portrait of a lady, bust-length, in oriental dress

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    Edward Villiers Rippingille (BRITISH, 1798-1859)
    Portrait of a lady, bust-length, in oriental dress
    inscribed on the reverse 'from E. V. Rippingille' with indistinct inscription below 'Writing above appears to be:- from E.V. Rippingille/S. T. Roberts/Hotel Royal Calais/in commemoration of the many/agreeable hours spent under/a roof upon which may the ***/fall a letter/***open anisi soit-il/8 July 1833' (on a label on the reverse)
    oil on panel
    21 x 18 in. (53.4 x 45.6 cm.)


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