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MAXIMILIAN JOSEPH, ARCHDUKE OF AUSTRIA-ESTE

A red morocco leather wallet enclosing a notebook and an ivory miniature, Johann Maria Monsorno, circa 1810
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MAXIMILIAN JOSEPH, ARCHDUKE OF AUSTRIA-ESTE

A red morocco leather wallet enclosing a notebook and an ivory miniature, Johann Maria Monsorno, circa 1810
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A red morocco leather wallet enclosing a notebook and an ivory miniature, Johann Maria Monsorno, circa 1810
the front and reverse with entwined banner and snake motif and tooled gold corners, the interior with two pockets, one set with a gold-framed rectangular miniature of Maximilian Joseph, Archduke of Austria-Este, wearing a white uniform with a red collar and black stock, and the star and badge of the Teutonic Order, the notebook with dedication to Count Catinelli, in Italian, signed: Massimiliano, further inscribed: Vienna, with later pencilled notes of attribution

MN 1626
PNB 845


wallet 1 x 13.4 x 8.7 cm., miniature 6.2 x 4.9 cm.
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Provenance

Carlo Catinelli (1780-1869);
Prince Victor Napoléon (1862-1926);
Prince Louis Napoléon (1914-1997)

Literature

Related literature

Bernardo Falconi, Fernando Mazzocca & Anna Maria Zuccotti, Giambattista Gigola 1767–1841 e il ritratto in miniatura a Brescia tra Settecento e Ottocento, Geneva/Milan, 2001

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