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P. Mariette, 1690 (L. 1789)
P. Remy, 1749 (L. 2173)
W. Esdaile, 1812 (L. 2617); Christie's, London, 15 June 1840, lot 605. possibly Duke of Bucchleuch (L. 402)
Dr. A. Sträter (L. 787)