Lot 199
  • 199

ALEXANDRE-JEAN DUBOIS-DRAHONET Portrait of Amélie du Bois (1803–91), wife of Lt.-Gen. Emile Joseph Frison, aide to King Leopold II, in a blue muslin dress, with flowers in her hair

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 GBP
Sold
16,250 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

  • Portrait of Amélie du Bois (1803–91), wife of Lt.-Gen. Emile Joseph Frison, aide to King Leopold II, in a blue muslin dress, with flowers in her hair
  • signed and dated lower left: AJ Dubois Drahonet/ 1821 (AJ in ligature)
  • oil on canvas, unlined
  • 62 x 52 cm.; 24 3/8 x 20 1/2  in.

Provenance

By direct family descent from the sitter until anonymously sold, New York, Sotheby's, 28 January 2010, lot 331 (at which time sold along with Portrait of Henriette Louise Peterson (1796–1845), wife of Auguste, Baron du Bois de Ferrières);
Anonymous sale, London, Christie's, 7 December 2011, lot 178, where acquired by the present owner.
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