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French School, circa 1750
PORTRAIT OF PRINCESS MARIA JOSEPHA OF SAXONY, DAUPHINE OF FRANCE (1731-1767)
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French School, circa 1750
PORTRAIT OF PRINCESS MARIA JOSEPHA OF SAXONY, DAUPHINE OF FRANCE (1731-1767)
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Details & Cataloguing

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French School, circa 1750
PORTRAIT OF PRINCESS MARIA JOSEPHA OF SAXONY, DAUPHINE OF FRANCE (1731-1767)
Watercolour and bodycolour on vellum, gilt-metal frame
51 by 73 mm.
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Provenance

William, 12th Duke of Hamilton and 9th Duke of Brandon (1845-1895), Hamilton Palace,
sale, London, Christie's, 15 July 1882, possibly lot 1;
J.P. Heseltine, by 1889;
with Edwin Bucher, by 1990

Exhibited

London (Burlington Fine Arts Club), 1889, case XXIX, no. 62

Catalogue Note

Princess Maria Josepha was the daughter of Augustus III, Prince-Elector of Saxony and King of Poland, and Maria Josepha of Austria. In 1747, she married Louis XV's eldest son, the Dauphin, and before his untimely death in 1765 they had many children, including three future kings of France: Louis XVI, Louis XVIII and Charles X.

The Pohl-Ströher Collection of Portrait Miniatures Part I

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