CIRCLE OF ROBERT VAUGUER | PORTRAIT OF JEAN-BAPTISTE COLBERT (1619-1683)
CIRCLE OF ROBERT VAUGUER
Chambon 1625 - 1670
PORTRAIT OF JEAN-BAPTISTE COLBERT (1619-1683)
Watercolour and bodycolour on vellum, gold and enamel frame
47 by 31 mm.
The work is in good condition. The colour is strong.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
John Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York;
his executor's sale, Christie's, London, 24-27 June 1935, lot 240 (as by Robert Vauquer);
with Spink, London;
Jacques Leon Stern, New York;
sale Parke Bernet Galleries, New York, 3-4 November 1950, lot 97 (as attributed to Jean Petitot);
Greta S. Heckett, Pitsburg, PA;
her executor's sale, Sotheby's, New York, 5 October 1977, lot 305.;
sale, Christie's, London, 25 May 2000, lot 161