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Johns, circa 1798
Aloysia von Vrints, facing right in blue dress with white fichu, wearing a black lace stole and an elaborate bonnet
signed and dated 'Johns p.t 1798', gilt-metal mount
2in. (70mm.) diam.
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Lot Essay

Aloisia, ne Baroness von Gugomos, was the wife of Theobald Max Heinrich (see lot 109) von Vrints. For an earlier miniature of her, see lot 117.
For more information on the miniaturist Johns, see the exhibition catalogue Autissier et le portrait miniature en Belgique, Brussels, Kredietbank, 1998, no. 61-63.

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