27 November 2007
ABEL (CONTINENTAL, FL. C. 1800)
A young lady, in low-cut white dress, a blue stole over her left shoulder and in her left hand, upswept dark hair falling in tendrils around her face, leaning on a pedestal beside a column; nocturnal landscape background
signed 'Abel. f', inscribed with monogram 'VR A L'amitié' (right side)
3¼ in. (82 mm.) diam., gilt-metal mount within rectangular wood frame
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For another miniature by this artist, see lot 270.
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