10 December 2002
LOUIS-NICOLAS VAN BLARENBERGHE (1716-1794)
A pair of miniatures depicting landscape scenes: one with figures walking and riding along the banks of a stream; hilly background and village beyond; the other showing musicians and figures in the foreground, a horse and coach approaching a château; wooded landscape
rectangular, 1 1/8 x 3 in. (28 x 76 mm.), silver-gilt mounts within silver-gilt réverbère frames with green and white enamelled borders (2)
Heine Collection, Paris.
John Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York: (+) Christie's, London, 24-27 June 1935, lots 465 (85gns. to Ellis & Smith) and 467 (110gns. to Ellis & Smith).
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G. C. Williamson, Catalogue of the Collection of Miniatures. The Property of J. Pierpont Morgan, London, 1906, III, p. 148, no. 516 and p. 149, no. 519.
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