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The Pohl-Ströher Collection of Portrait Miniatures Part I

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Antoine Vestier
AVALLON 1740 - 1824 PARIS
PORTRAIT OF A LADY
Watercolour and bodycolour on ivory, silver-gilt open-work frame set with diamonds, gilt-metal reverse;
signed and dated centre left: Vestier fecit 1781
50 by 42 mm.
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Provenance

David David-Weill (1871-1952), inv. no. 741, until 1936;
with Wildenstein, Paris;
Sir Charles Clore (1905-1979), London, 1968,
his executor's sale, London, Sotheby's, 10 November 1986, lot 89

Exhibited

London, 1961, no. 202;
Vienna, 1965, no. 363;
London, 1968, no. 955

Literature

Gillet, et al., 1957, pp. 314 & 315, no. 202, illust.;
Schidlof, 1964, vol. II, p. 1081, no. 1215, IV, pl. 603, no. 1215;
Sueur, 1974, p. 119, no. 51;
Passez, 1989,  p. 278 & p. 279, no. 183, illust.

The Pohl-Ströher Collection of Portrait Miniatures Part I

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