Lot 103
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HEINRICH FRIEDRICH FÜGER | Portrait of Archduchess Marie Clementine of Austria, later Crown Princess of Naples (1777-1801)

Estimate
12,000 - 18,000 GBP
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68,750 GBP
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Description

  • Heinrich Friedrich Füger
  • Portrait of Archduchess Marie Clementine of Austria, later Crown Princess of Naples (1777-1801)
  • Watercolour and bodycolour on ivory, ormolu frame;signed and dated lower left: H. Füger p. / 1795
  • 150 mm. Diam.

Provenance

David David-Weill (1871-1952), inv. no. 389, until 1936;
with Wildenstein, Paris;
Sir Charles Clore (1905-1979), London;
his executor's sale, London, Sotheby's, 17 March 1986, lot 73

Exhibited

London, 1961, no. 57

Literature

Gillet, et al., 1957, pp. 112 &114, no. 57, illust. p. 113;
Jean-Richard, 1994, p. 149, under no. 240;
Keil, 2009, p. 306, no. 337, illust.

Catalogue Note

Marie Clementine (1771-1801) was the daughter of the Holy Roman Emperor Leopold II. In 1797 she married her first cousin Francesco, Crown Prince of Naples and Sicily, later Francesco I, King of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies. Their only child, Maria-Carolina, married Charles Ferdinand, Duc de Berry.
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