Lot 216: JOSEPH ADOLF SCHMETTERLING: FULL-LENGTH SILHOUETTE OF A LADY HOLDING A ROSE AND FOUR BUST PORTRAITS
October 29, 2016
JOSEPH ADOLF SCHMETTERLING: FULL-LENGTH SILHOUETTE OF A LADY HOLDING A ROSE AND FOUR BUST PORTRAITS
Cut out on paper with pen detailing, later frame, two busts attributed to Mrs. Sarah Harrington, hollow cut, one in hammered brass frame; one bust attributed to W.J. Jolliffe of Miss Elizabeth Norman, inscribed in pen on reverse; the last attributed to Mrs. Collins, Mary Anne, Duchess of Ancaster, hollow cut.
Provenance: Schmetterling, Bonhams, London, November 25, 1999, Lot 250; Mr. W.T. Learner; Museum Van Knipkunit Westenbork, Netherlands; Christies, London, November 7, 1988, Lot 414. Harrington, Sotheby''s, London, August 6, 1985, Lot 387; Phillips, London, November 10, 1998, Lot 18. Jolliffe, Sotheby''s Parke Bernet & Co., London, July 30, 1979, Lot 130 (part). Mrs. Collins, Bonhams, London, September 20, 1994, Lot 10.
Property from the Estate of Paula Peyraud