22 May 2001
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
JOHANN BAPTIST ANKER (FL. C. 1790-1824)
A young lady with a garland of pink roses, full face in white dress with blue sash, gauze scarf draped over her right arm, long curling powdered hair
signed and dated 'Anker p: 1792.' (lower right)
2 7/8 in. (73 mm.) diam., plain gilt-metal mount
Leo Schidlof's Kunstauktionhaus, Vienna, 5-7 November 1925, lot 219.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
L. R. Schidlof, The Miniature in Europe, Graz, 1964, I, p. 45.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Looking back on a week of auctions featuring masterworks representing some of the greatest collections assembled in the United States
Explore key British artists from the 19th century to the present day, to be offered across four sales of Modern British Art and British Impressionism this November at Christie’s London.