6 November 2001
JUDA LÖW PINHAS (1727-1793)
A young princess holding a posy to corsage in her left hand, full face in lace-bordered pale blue silk dress with silver-embroidered bodice and lace cuffs, ermine-bordered blue cloak draped over her left arm, blue ribbon and lace choker, black feathered aigrette in her powdered upswept hair
2¼ x 3 1/8 in. (58 x 79 mm.), silver-gilt frame with gilt-metal reverse
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Hanover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Bildnisminiaturen aus niedersächsischem Privatbesitz, 1918, no. 183 (artist unidentified, lent by Dr. Leo Catzenstein, Hanover).
For more information on this interesting artist, see M. Krieger, Die Ansbacher Hofmaler des 17. und 18. Jahrhunderts, Ansbach, 1966, pp. 239-257.
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