9 December 2008
CHARLES-CLAUDE NOISOT (FRENCH, 1787-AFTER 1830)
A young lady, in dress with blue velvet bodice and shoulder wings and white gauze sleeves, white shift, long gold necklace, upswept curling brown hair; sky and landscape background
signed and dated 'noisot...28' (lower right)
oval, 3¼ in. (83 mm.) high, gilt-bronze mount
Marquis Bacquehem Collection; Vienna, Wawra, 10 December 1913, lot 70.
Monsieur X Collection; Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 25 March 1914, lot 55 (395 Francs).
Christie's, Geneva, 15 November 1994, lot 282.
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L. R. Schidlof, The Miniature in Europe, Graz, 1964, II, p. 595 (described as 'typical and very much like Mansion').
N. Lemoine-Bouchard, Les Peintres en miniature actifs en France 1650-1850, Paris, 2008, p. 402.
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