10 - 11 July 2002
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Louis-Gabriel-Eugène Isabey (French, 1803-1886)
An Elegant Lady
stamped with vente mark (lower right)
oil on canvas laid down on panel
10½ x 8½ in. (26.7 x 21.6 cm.)
The Artist's Studio sale; Galerie George Petit, Paris, 30-31 March 1887.
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