9 December 2008
EMANUEL THOMAS PETER (AUSTRIAN, 1799-1873)
A lady, in brown silk dress with horizontal black stripes on the skirt and cording on the bodice, black lace accenting the collar and ribbon-gathered sleeves, cream-coloured broderie anglaise shawl, double strand of pearls secured with a pearl and gold medallion with pendant pearl strands, velvet ribbon and gold bracelets, daisies and black ribbons in her upswept and curled auburn hair, holding a tasselled fan; scarlet curtain background
signed and dated 'Em: Peter 856.' (lower right)
rectangular, 5 11/16 x 4 5/16 in. (144 x 109 mm.), ormolu frame with foliate-patterned corners
Bonhams, London, 5 November 2002, lot 142.
Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 7 December 2005, lot 290.
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