10 June 2008
PATRIZIUS KITTNER (BOHEMIAN, 1809-1900)
A young lady called Princess Galitzin née Moisseff (1834-1914), in off-the-shoulder blue dress, black gauze stole over her shoulders, a gem-set black choker, gold earring and bracelets, her dark hair upswept, seated in an upholstered black chair; green drapery background
signed and dated 'Kittner 1852' (mid right)
rectangular, 4 1/8 x 3 1/8 in. (104 x 80 mm.), heavy ormolu frame
Christie's, Geneva, 14 November 1989, lot 269 (sitter unidentified).
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