25 October 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 6,000
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A MEISSEN MYTHOLOGICAL FIGURE GROUP EMBLEMATIC OF WAR
19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, WITH INCISION BELOW, INCISED D80, GILT 64
Modelled as Mars seated and attended by four putti, a canon to his side, a shield and helmet at his feet
9 in. (22.8 cm.) high
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Cf. Berling, op. cit., table 19, fig. 10, for an illustration of this model.
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This small painting by Theodore Rousseau was not only groundbreaking, it also boasts a fascinating provenance