Attributed to Hyacinthe Rigaud

Lot Details

Lot 26
Attributed to Hyacinthe Rigaud
Portrait of a Lady (La Belle Menuisière)
Oil on canvas45 7/8 x 35 1/4 inches (116.6 x 89.6 cm)
Collection of The Honourable Earl of Lincoln (according to a label on the stretcher)
Private collection, New York
The lady shown is very likely a member of the House of Orange-Nassau, since the orange tree behind her and the orange blossoms she holds are traditional emblems of that princely and royal family.

Estimate: $5,000 - $8,000
Sold for $10,710 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Glue relined. Dense old varnish layer: very difficult to read through under UV light. There is a large repaired U-shaped tear in the branches of the flowering orange tree at right. Some shadows in the drapery and the contour of the sitter's upper right arm reinforced.

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Estimate: $5,000 - $8,000
Sold for $10,710 (includes buyer's premium)

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