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A HÖCHST GROUP OF 'LE BAISER DONNÉ' modelled by Simon Feilner, a young girl in green bodice with yellow panel and flowered skirt being embraced by a gentleman in gilt edged puce chequered suit, her disconsolate companion in white jacket, iron-red waistcoat and brown breeches behind, the base edged in vigorous puce and gold rococo scrolls (broken through base and rivetted, chips to leaves of tree and minor losses to extremities), gold wheel mark, circa 1755

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A HÖCHST GROUP OF 'LE BAISER DONNÉ' modelled by Simon Feilner, a young girl in green bodice with yellow panel and flowered skirt being embraced by a gentleman in gilt edged puce chequered suit, her disconsolate companion in white jacket, iron-red waistcoat and brown breeches behind, the base edged in vigorous puce and gold rococo scrolls (broken through base and rivetted, chips to leaves of tree and minor losses to extremities), gold wheel mark, circa 1755
19.2cm. high

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After Filleul's engraving of Pater's painting of the same title

Cf. the example then in the possession of Otto Henkel, Wiesbaden, illustrated by K. Röder, op. cit., fig. 147, pl. 25a
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