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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 103

    FRANÇOIS-HIPPOLYTE DESBUISSONS, CALLED HIPOLITE (FRENCH, C. 1745 - AFTER 1807)

    A young lady, in striped green silk dress with lace fichu tied with large lilac-coloured bow at corsage, a pink rose pinned to her left breast, lace cap with lilac-coloured ribbon in her high piled powdered hair, seated in a brown chair

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    FRANÇOIS-HIPPOLYTE DESBUISSONS, CALLED HIPOLITE (FRENCH, C. 1745 - AFTER 1807)
    A young lady, in striped green silk dress with lace fichu tied with large lilac-coloured bow at corsage, a pink rose pinned to her left breast, lace cap with lilac-coloured ribbon in her high piled powdered hair, seated in a brown chair
    signed with initials and dated 'h D 1777' (lower right)
    oval, 1 15/16 in. (49 mm.) high, Rococo gilt-wood frame


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    Provenance

    Collection of Architect Kurt Jahn (1903-1978), Darmstadt, inv. J.53.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE JAHN COLLECTION, DARMSTADT


    Exhibited

    Darmstadt, Residenzschloss, Schlossmuseum, 1974-2007, inv. no. 21080b.