9 December 2008
J. RICHARD SCHWAGER (BOHEMIAN, 1822-1880)
Freifrau von Hanstein, widowed Skotay [?], née Damböck, in off-the-shoulder white dress with tiered lace collar, pink rose at corsage, turquoise shawl, black choker set with brooch, gem-set earrings, dark upswept hair
signed and dated '1852 Schwager' (lower left)
oval, 3 5/16 in. (85 mm.) high, gilt-metal mount within rectangular green velvet panel within dark blue leather travelling wallet
Kunsthaus am Museum (Carola van Ham), Cologne, 25 October 1990, lot 915.
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