22 May 2001
JEAN-BAPTISTE ISABEY (1767-1855)
A young lady, facing right in white dress with high frilled collar, multi-coloured striped sash and matching detail at shoulder, lilac, forget-me-nots, yellow and pink rose under her left arm, pink and yellow roses and blue flower in her upswept and curled dark hair
signed and dated 'J. Isabey 1822' (mid-right)
on paper stretched over enamelled tin
oval, 5¼ in. (134 mm.) high, ormolu mount with foliate border within rectangular lemonwood frame set with four gilt-metal foliate spandrels
Baron Max von Goldschmidt-Rothschild (1843-1940), Frankfurt on the Main.
The town of Frankfurt on the Main, in 1940.
Restituted after the war to the heirs of Baron Max von Goldschmidt-Rothschild.
Parke-Bernet Galleries Inc., New York, sale no. 1150 'Works of Art and Objets de Vertu from the Estate of the late Baron Max von Goldschmidt-Rothschild, by order of the heirs', part II, 13-14 April 1950, lot 230 ($775).
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