• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

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

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 80

    LOUISE BARBAULT DE LA BROUE DE SAINT AVIT (FRENCH, FL. C. 1790-1825)

    Price Realised  

    LOUISE BARBAULT DE LA BROUE DE SAINT AVIT (FRENCH, FL. C. 1790-1825)
    A lady, in blue and brown striped dress with white lace trim, ochre shawl draped over her shoulders, lace cap tied under her chin, loose fair hair
    signed 'Lise de Labroue' (lower left)
    on ivory
    oval, 2 15/16 in. (75 mm.) high, gilt-metal mount


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    For further information about this artist, see B. Hofstetter, Die Welt der Bildnisminiatur. Meisterwerke aus der Sammlung Emil S. Kern, Bern, 2008, p. 163.

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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the miniature is signed 'Lise de Labroue' (lower left).


    Literature

    N. Lemoine-Bouchard, Le Peintres en miniature actifs en France 1650-1850, Paris, 2008, illustrated in colour p. 318.