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    Sale 11899

    Sculpture

    13 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 31

    A MARBLE BUST A GENTLEMAN, POSSIBLY M. SORBET’S SON AS MAGISTRATE

    BY LOUIS PHILIPPE MOUCHY (1734-1801), 1782

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    Estimate

    A MARBLE BUST A GENTLEMAN, POSSIBLY M. SORBET’S SON AS MAGISTRATE
    BY LOUIS PHILIPPE MOUCHY (1734-1801), 1782
    Truncation inscribed Mouchy 1782, standing on an associated socle
    19 in. (48.3 cm.) high, 26 in. (66 cm.) high overall


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    Provenance

    By repute, with the sitter's family through the 18th century.
    Anonymous sale; Ader Picard Tajan, Hôtel George V, Paris, 17 June 1980, lot A.
    Anonymous sale; Nouveau Drouot, Paris, 13 December 1980, lot 5.