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    Sale 7731

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 133

    JEAN-URBAIN GUÉRIN (FRENCH, 1760-1836)

    A young lady, in décolleté white dress with gauze sleeves, a yellow ribbon tied in a bow at her waist, drop-pearl earring, a comb in her loose curling brown hair

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    JEAN-URBAIN GUÉRIN (FRENCH, 1760-1836)
    A young lady, in décolleté white dress with gauze sleeves, a yellow ribbon tied in a bow at her waist, drop-pearl earring, a comb in her loose curling brown hair
    signed 'J. Guerin. f.' (lower right)
    on ivory
    rectangular, 2¾ x 2 in. (69 x 52 mm.), gilt-metal réverbère frame


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    Provenance

    The Collection of Madame Levaigneur, Paris (goddaughter and heir of Théodore Dablin 1783-1861); the sale of her estate, part I, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 2-4 May 1912, lot 234 (3,520 Gold Francs to M. Paulme).
    David David-Weill (1871-1952) Collection, Neuilly-sur-Seine, no. 717.
    Sold by Wildenstein, Paris, to Sir Charles Clore (1905-1979), London; The Clore Collection of Portrait Miniatures, part I, sold Sotheby's, London, 17 March 1986, lot 80.


    Literature

    L. Gillet/C. Jeannerat/H. Clouzot, Miniatures and Enamels from the D. David-Weill Collection, Paris, 1957, p. 136, no. 70, illustrated p. 137.
    N. Lemoine-Bouchard, Les Peintres en miniature actifs en France 1650-1850, Paris, 2008, p. 274.


    Exhibited

    London, Garrard's, An exhibition of important 18th & early 19th century miniatures and enamels at Garrard, 1961, no. 70.