11 April 2007
A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, 'ECHO'
LATE 19TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED MONOGRAM AND SCEPTRE MARK, W, 407, 263 AND CYPHER, BLUE BEEHIVE MARK, SIGNED R. DITTRICH
FINELY PAINTED WITH A THREE-QUARTER LENGTH PORTRAIT OF A BRUNETTE BEAUTY IN A CLASSICALLY DRAPED BURGUNDY DRESS, ONE HAND TO HER EAR, MOUNTAINS IN THE DISTANCE
16 IN. X 10¼ IN. (40.6 X 26 CM.), WITHIN A GILTWOOD FRAME
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FOR A SMALLER PLAQUE OF THE SAME SUBJECT ALSO PAINTED BY DITTRICH, SEE CHRISTIE'S, LONDON, 26 JUNE 1997, LOT 112.
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