9 December 2008
KARL JOSEF RAABE (GERMAN, 1780-1846)
A young lady, in white muslin dress with two layers of valenciennes lace bordering the square neckline, red crochet sash, tartan wool shawl, gilt pendant earring
signed and dated 'J. Raabe p: 1823' (lower right)
oval, 3 3/8 in. (85 mm.) high, oval gilt-metal mount bordered with faceted beads within rectangular brown velvet panel within gilt-metal mount
Gilhofer & Ranschburg, Vienna, 12 May 1937, lot 97.
Lempertz, Cologne, 17 May 1996, lot 630.
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L. R. Schidlof, The Miniature in Europe, Graz, 1964, II, p. 661.
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