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    Sale 5354

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    13 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 355

    A FRENCH WHITE MARBLE BUST OF LOUIS XVI

    LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY, IN THE MANNER OF SIMON-LOUIS BOIZOT

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH WHITE MARBLE BUST OF LOUIS XVI
    LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY, IN THE MANNER OF SIMON-LOUIS BOIZOT
    28½ in. (72.5 cm.) high


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    This lot can be compared to the official portrait busts of Louis XVI by Simon-Louis Boizot (1743-1809) of which there are two versions in the collection of the Musée National du Château de Versailles.

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage


    Provenance

    The Alberto Bruni Tedeschi Collection, Sotheby's, London, 21 March 2007, lot 165.