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    Sale 11899

    Sculpture

    13 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 74

    A MARBLE PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN

    IN THE MANNER OF JOSEPH CHINARD (1756-1813), 19TH CENTURY

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    A MARBLE PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN
    IN THE MANNER OF JOSEPH CHINARD (1756-1813), 19TH CENTURY
    Socle inscribed Chinard de Lyon and signed to the reverse Chinard f
    22 ¾ in. (57.8 cm.) high


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    This lot is offered without reserve.
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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Drouot Rive Droite, Paris, 10 December 1980, lot 77.


    Saleroom Notice

    It has been suggested this bust represents the Italian soprano Angelica Catalani (1780-1849), one of the most celebrated opera singers in history.