• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5917

    Christie's Interiors

    10 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 548

    German School, 20th Century

    Portrait of a lady traditionally identified as Catharina Wilhelmine, Princess von Curland and Semgallen, half-length, in a yellow dress and fur wrap; and Portrait of a lady traditionally identified as the Duchess Anna Dorothea von Curland and Semgallen, half-length, in a green dress and pink wrap

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    German School, 20th Century
    Portrait of a lady traditionally identified as Catharina Wilhelmine, Princess von Curland and Semgallen, half-length, in a yellow dress and fur wrap; and Portrait of a lady traditionally identified as the Duchess Anna Dorothea von Curland and Semgallen, half-length, in a green dress and pink wrap
    the first with inscription 'Catharina Wilhelmine, Prinzessin v. Curland u. Semgallen, Herzogin zu Sagan geb:1781 gest: 1839' (on the reverse of the canvas); and the second with inscription 'Dorothea regierende Herzogin v. Curland u. Semgallen, Herzogin zu Sagan geboren 1761. gestorben 1821.' (on the reverse of the canvas)
    oil on canvas
    26½ x 20½ in. (67.4 x 52.1 cm.)
    a pair (2)


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