Jacques Louis Comte (Swiss, 1781-after 1843) A Lady, wearing dark green dress in the late Renaissance style, the bodice trimmed with gold and decorated with pearls and a ruby fastened to the bodice at her corsage, white lace trim, cuffs and standing collar, her fair hair tightly curled, black hat dressed with a pearl and ruby pin, white plumes and a sheer white veil, the length of which she holds in her left hand
Lot 129Y
Jacques Louis Comte
(Swiss, 1781-after 1843)
A Lady, wearing dark green dress in the late Renaissance style, the bodice trimmed with gold and decorated with pearls and a ruby fastened to the bodice at her corsage, white lace trim, cuffs and standing collar, her fair hair tightly curled, black hat dressed with a pearl and ruby pin, white plumes and a sheer white veil, the length of which she holds in her left hand
Sold for £1,875 (US$ 3,151) inc. premium
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Jacques Louis Comte (Swiss, 1781-after 1843)
A Lady, wearing dark green dress in the late Renaissance style, the bodice trimmed with gold and decorated with pearls and a ruby fastened to the bodice at her corsage, white lace trim, cuffs and standing collar, her fair hair tightly curled, black hat dressed with a pearl and ruby pin, white plumes and a sheer white veil, the length of which she holds in her left hand.
Signed on the obverse Comte, rectangular gilded and painted wood frame with scrolling foliate decoration.
Oval, 108mm (4 1/4in) high
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