13 May 2003
A French terracotta bust of a girl
Style of J.B. Lemoyne, 19th Century
Modelled looking slightly sideways and wearing a hat with plumes, on an integrally modelled base, inscribed to the underside in white paint R.B.K.1954-26
22.5 cm. high
E. Gutmann, Berlin.
F.B.E. Gutmann, Heemstede.
With J.W. Böhler, Munich, 1942.
With K. Haberstock, Berlin, 1942.
The Instituut Collectie Nederland (earlier the Stichting Nederlands Kunstbezit, no. NK3144, as Louis XVI style, on loan to the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 1954)
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 1960 until restituted to Gutmann's heirs in 2002.
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Verslagen der rijksverzamelingen van geschiedenis en kunst, 1954, p. 14.
J. Leeuwenberg ed., Beeldhouwkunst in het Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 1973, p. 435, cat. no. 761, illustrated (as second half 19th Century).
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