9 December 2008
NICOLAS-ANDRÉ COURTOIS (FRENCH, 1734-1806)
A young lady, in yellow satin gown with white lawn shift, fur-bordered claret-coloured velvet coat, strand of pearls fastened at corsage, white plume and pearls in her upswept powdered hair
signed 'courtois.' (lower right)
enamel on copper
oval, 1½ in. (38 mm.) high, gilt-metal mount
A Belgian Private Collector; Christie's, London, 10 December 2002, lot 5.
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