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Augustin Ritt
ST PETERSBURG 1765 - 1799
PORTRAIT OF A LADY, CIRCA 1790
Watercolour and bodycolour on ivory, gilt-metal mount


6.8 mm.; 2 3/4 in. diameter
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Provenance

David David-Weill (1871-1952), inv. no. 673;
with Wildenstein, Paris;
Sir Charles Clore (1905-1979), London;
his executor's sale, London, Sotheby's, 10 November 1986, lot 65;
with Edwin Bucher, Trogen

Exhibited

London, Garrard, An Exhibition of Important 18th Century & Early 19th Century Miniatures and Enamels, 1961, no. 165

Literature

L. Gillet, C. Jeannerat, H. Clouzot, Miniatures and Enamels from the D. David-Weill Collection, Paris, 1957, pp. 266-67, no. 165;
G.N. Komelova, Augustin Ritt - Russian Miniaturist, St Petersburg, 2004, p. 167, no. 142

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