5 June 2008
THE PROPERTY OF THE LATE LORD AND LADY ILIFFE OF BASILDON PARK
A MARBLE BUST OF DIANA, TRADITIONALLY A PORTRAIT OF THE COMTESSE DE MONTOZON
FRENCH, CIRCA 1780-1800
Depicted with her head turned to sinister, wearing a star-studded diadem with a crescent moon, her hair drawn back and trailing in curls over her shoulders; wearing a décolleté blouse and a fur cloak secured by a ribbon; on a circular grey marble socle
24 in. (61 cm.) high
Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 18 July 1957, lot 12 to Partridge.
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