13 December 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 375
Estimate GBP 300 - GBP 500
HENRIK LUDVIG GALSTEN, 1852
A lady called Marie Erneste Emilie Redsted (1833-1909), seated in a wooden chair, in black dress with white shirt with large lace sleeves, red ribbon at her wrists, her fair hair in ringlets, leaning on her left elbow on a lace-covered table, holding a letter addressed to 'Emilie'
signed and dated 'H.L. Galsten.pinx 1852.', gilt-metal frame
rectangular, 4½ x 3¾ in. (114 x 95 mm.)
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