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    Sale 2090

    European Furniture, Sculpture, Works Of Art, Tapestries And Carpets

    22 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 219

    A GROUP OF TEN FRAMED WAX PORTRAITS

    FRENCH AND ENGLISH, 18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF TEN FRAMED WAX PORTRAITS
    FRENCH AND ENGLISH, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Depicting a Roman Emperor, Louis XVI, Lord Nelson, John Wesley, Lord Amherst (queue off), the Empress Marie-Louise, the Duke of Gloucester (restored break), an unknown military officer, a double portrait of Hercules and Omphale, and a framed group of four wax portraits depicting two couples
    12¼ in. (31 cm.) x 10 in. (25.5 cm.) the largest overall (10)


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    Provenance

    For five of the portraits: Dr. and Mrs. Leonard S. Rakow