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Jacques Louis Comte
PAYERNE, CIRCA 1781 - AFTER 1843
PORTRAIT OF A LADY
Watercolour and bodycolour, heightened with gold paint on ivory, pierced and stamped gilt-metal frame;
signed centre right: LS. Comte 1824
96 by 78 mm.
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Provenance

Prof. Dr. Emerich Ullmann (d. 1937), Vienna, by 1925;
his executor's sale, Galerie Fischer, Luzern, 31 August/1 September 1937, lot 54;
Ernst Holzscheiter (d. 1962), Meilen, by 1956;
sale, London, Sotheby's, 9 June 1986, lot 113

Exhibited

Vienna, 1931, no. 466;
Geneva, 1956, no. 91;
Lausanne, 1999-2000, no. 191

Literature

Schidlof, 1911, pp. 70, 385, pl. XXI;
Grünstein, 1925, p. 65, pl. 105;
Schidlof, 1964, vol. I, p. 165;
Friesen (ed.), 2001, pp. 402-403, no. 85

The Pohl-Ströher Collection of Portrait Miniatures Part II

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