Jean Antoine Watteau (Valenciennes 1684-1721 Nogent-sur-Marne) A seated lady holding a fan
Lot 273
Jean Antoine Watteau (Valenciennes 1684-1721 Nogent-sur-Marne) A seated lady holding a fan
Sold for £9,375 (US$ 15,757) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Jean Antoine Watteau (Valenciennes 1684-1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
A seated lady holding a fan
red and black chalk on paper, a counterproof
25 x 18cm (9 13/16 x 7 1/16in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Sir Horace Walpole, Strawberry Hill
    The Earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne
    Miss Joy Marine Betty Lyon (1902-1956), Keltie Castle, Dunning, Perthshire, and Goring Hall, West Sussex
    Elizabeth Carnegy-Arbuthnot (d. 1986), Hampton Court Lodge
    Laura Nepean-Gubbins (d.1995), London, and thence by descent to the present owner

    LITERATURE:
    K.T. Parker and J. Mathey, Antoine Watteau 1684-1721, Oeuvre Dessiné (Paris, 1957), vol. II, no. 549, p. 309 (as in the Collection of Miss Lyon)
    P. Rosenberg and Louis-Antoine Prat, Antonine Watteau 1684-1721, Catalogue raisonné des dessins (Milan, 1996), vol. II, no. 469, p.782 (as unseen)
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