Lot 81
  • 81

LOUIS FERDINAND ELLE | Portrait of Henrietta of England called "Minette" (1644-1670), sister of Charles II

20,000 - 30,000 EUR
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  • Louis Ferdinand Elle the elder
  • Portrait of Henrietta of England called "Minette" (1644-1670), sister of Charles II
  • Bears a Herrenhausen label on the reverse
  • Oil on canvas
  • 127,2 x 105,5 cm ; 50 by 41 1/2  in.


Fürstenhaus Anlage 1893, Inv. n° 411 / Formerly Inv. n° 561;
Herrenhausen Anlage 1893, Inv. n° 393 (as per a label on the reverse);
Property from the Royal House of Hanover, Munich, Sotheby's, 5-15 October 2015, lot 80 (as Portrait of a noblewoman).

Catalogue Note

According to family tradition, Henrietta Anna, Duchess of Orléans, would have offered this painting to her brother, Charles II; the necklace in her hand would have been a wedding present given to her by her brother.