French School, circa 1790 A Lady, wearing white dress, collar stock and tie, a length of gold ribbon sash tied beneath her bust, teal coat lined with gold, her loose hair dressed with a matching bandeau
Lot 103Y
French School
circa 1790
A Lady, wearing white dress, collar stock and tie, a length of gold ribbon sash tied beneath her bust, teal coat lined with gold, her loose hair dressed with a matching bandeau
Sold for £1,250 (US$ 2,072) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
French School, circa 1790
A Lady, wearing white dress, collar stock and tie, a length of gold ribbon sash tied beneath her bust, teal coat lined with gold, her loose hair dressed with a matching bandeau.
Bearing signature to the obverse Lefèvre, gilt-metal frame.
Oval, 50mm (1 15/16in) high

Footnotes

  • The signature inscribed on the present lot can be compared with that of two miniatures signed and dated 'Lefevre 1830' (sold at Drouot on 11 February 1981, lots 124 and 133).

Saleroom notices

  • Please note this lot has been re-framed for the miniature's preservation; the former mount illustrated in the sale catalogue and online is no longer present. Additional images of the new frame are available on request.
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