21 November 2000
MICHAELO ALBANESI (1816-1878)
Anna Salisbury, standing in a garden, facing left in lace-bordered white dress, white shawl draped around her arms, white rose and foliage in her dark hair; lake and landscape background with Chinese pavilion beyond
signed and dated 'Michele Albanesi 1844' (lower left)
rectangular, 4 x 36 in. (102 x 87 mm.), cast ormolu mount with foliate borders within velvet covered easel frame by Tagliaferro, fitted tooled leather case
Christie's, London, 8 June 1971, lot 5 (110gns. to Jenkins).
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