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    Sale 2249

    The Scholars Eye: Property from the Julius Held Collection Part II

    30 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 249

    French School, second half 19th Century

    An ivory bust of Diane de Poitiers

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    French School, second half 19th Century
    An ivory bust of Diane de Poitiers
    Depicted with an elaborate head-dress and jewelry, on a later velvet-lined base
    5½ in. (14 cm.) tall


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    This ivory is a reduced version of iconic bust of Diane de Poitiers by Jean Goujon (1515-1568) in the Louvre.

    Provenance

    with J.H.B. van Wensveen, Scheveningen.