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LOUIS SICARDI (FRENCH, 1746-1825)
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LOUIS SICARDI (FRENCH, 1746-1825)

A young lady, in transparent white muslin dress with steel-blue silk border, ochre scarf, powdered curling hair; nocturnal landscape background

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LOUIS SICARDI (FRENCH, 1746-1825)
A young lady, in transparent white muslin dress with steel-blue silk border, ochre scarf, powdered curling hair; nocturnal landscape background
signed and dated 'Sicardi an. 6 6.' [1797/1798] (lower right)
on ivory
2 7/8 in. (72 mm.) diam., gilt-bronze frame with beaded border
Provenance
Hôtel Drouot, Paris, room 5, 26 October 1994, lot 101 (artist not recognised, in different frame).
Christie's, London, 17 October 1995, lot 78.
Literature
M. Lauraine, Louis Marie Sicard dit Sicardi (1743-1825) peintre miniaturiste, biographie, n.l. [Paris], 2005, p. 135, no. 174.
N. Lemoine-Bouchard, Les Peintres en miniature actifs en France 1650-1850, Paris, 2008, p. 267.
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