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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 119

    RUSSIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1770/75

    Countess Anna Rodionovna Chernysheva (1745-1830), in green dress with white fichu, black choker, powdered upswept hair, wearing the breast-star of the Imperial Russian Order of St. Catherine and the badge of a lady-in-waiting to the Empress on a blue bow

    Price Realised  

    RUSSIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1770/75
    Countess Anna Rodionovna Chernysheva (1745-1830), in green dress with white fichu, black choker, powdered upswept hair, wearing the breast-star of the Imperial Russian Order of St. Catherine and the badge of a lady-in-waiting to the Empress on a blue bow
    bearing signature 'L. E. Vige LeBrun' (lower right)
    oval, 1 1/8 in. (28 mm.) high, gilt-bronze frame


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    Provenance

    Collection of Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich Romanov (1859-1919), in 1909.


    Literature

    Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich Romanov, Russkie portrety [...], St. Petersburg, 1905-1909, V, no. 52, illustrated.