11 November 1996,
Price realised NLG 4,382
NLG 1,000 - NLG 1,500
Franz Jakob Roussaux (1757-1826)
Elegant Company by two Tables, a boy and his mother with a bird cage and a cat in the centre, drawn in silhouette
signed and dated 'F.J. Roussaux.f:1739'
pen and black and grey ink, grey wash, bodycolour, framed
196 x 554 mm.
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G. de Werd, Silhouetten des Klever Malers Franz Jakob Rousseau (1757-1826), in Kalender für das Klever Land, Cleves, 1979, p. 85, illustrated.
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