21 November 2000
JOSEPH BOZE (1745-1825)
A young lady, facing right in lace-bordered black dress, wearing a portrait miniature of her husband suspended from a gold chain around her neck, short curling dark hair
signed 'boze' (mid-right)
oval, 21/8 in. (53 mm.) high, silver-gilt frame with lock of hair on reverse
Collection of Count zu Wesseln; Lempertz, Cologne, 14-16 March 1911, lot 114.
Lempertz/Heberle, Cologne, 27 March 1912. lot 6.
Collection of the Geheimer Kommerzienrat S. Seligmann, Hanover, in 1918.
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Hanover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Bildnisminiaturen aus niedersächsischem Privatbesitz, 1918, no. 497 (lent by S. Seligmann, Hanover).
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