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Manner of Augustin Ritt
1765 - 1799
PORTRAIT OF A LADY, CIRCA 1795
Watercolour and bodycolour on ivory, gilt-metal mount;
bears signature centre signed left: Ritt
8.3 by 7.1 cm.; 3 1/4 by 2 3/4 in.
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Provenance

David David-Weill (1871-1852), inv. no. 558;
with Wildenstein, Paris;
Sir Charles Clore (1905-1979), London;
his executor's sale, London, Sotheby's, 10 November 1986, lot 59

Exhibited

London, Garrard, An Exhibition of Important 18th Century & Early 19th Century Miniatures and Enamels, 1961, no. 167 (as by Augustin Ritt)

Literature

L. Gillet, C. Jeannerat, H. Clouzot, Miniatures and Enamels from the D. David-Weill Collection, Paris, 1957, no. 167 (as by Augustin Ritt, signed), pp. 268 & 269

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