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    Sale 11899

    Sculpture

    13 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 115

    A WHITE PLASTER BUST OF MADAME DE FONDVILLE (1721-1787)

    AFTER THE MODEL BY JEAN-BAPTISTE DEFERNEX (1729-1783), LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    A WHITE PLASTER BUST OF MADAME DE FONDVILLE (1721-1787)
    AFTER THE MODEL BY JEAN-BAPTISTE DEFERNEX (1729-1783), LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The truncation inscribed par. J.B. Defernex. 1759 on a faux marble socle
    15 ½ in. (39.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Baron Henri James de Rothschild (1872-1946), Château de la Muette, Paris, and Deauville, Normandy.
    Private Collection Monaco; Sotheby Parke Bernet, February 5-6, 1978, lot 109.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 17 July 1984, lot 120.