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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 317

    EMANUEL THOMAS PETER (AUSTRIAN, 1799-1873)

    A young lady, in white dress with blue ribbons at corsage, waist and tied in bows on her right sleeve, her shoulders draped with white gauze veil, wearing a black ribbon around her neck tied at centre and set with a gold brooch, sapphire earring, gold gem-set bracelets, her fair upswept hair adorned with blue ribbons and foliage, seated in a red chair, holding pink flowers; pillar and landscape background

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    EMANUEL THOMAS PETER (AUSTRIAN, 1799-1873)
    A young lady, in white dress with blue ribbons at corsage, waist and tied in bows on her right sleeve, her shoulders draped with white gauze veil, wearing a black ribbon around her neck tied at centre and set with a gold brooch, sapphire earring, gold gem-set bracelets, her fair upswept hair adorned with blue ribbons and foliage, seated in a red chair, holding pink flowers; pillar and landscape background
    signed and dated 'Em Peter 856.' (upper left)
    rectangular, 4 7/16 x 3½ (113 x 90 mm.), gilt-metal mount set in velvet-lined easel panel within original hinged brown leather case (2)


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    Provenance

    With Kunsthandel Helfenstein, Vienna, 1988.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR


    Literature

    'Ausstellung Ölbilder, Miniaturen, Silber', in ARAM, 9, Summer 1988, p. 9., colour illustration p. 8.