28 juillet 2012

French School, circa 1470. Profile portrait of Louis XI, King of France (1423-1483), wearing the collar of the Order of Saint-M

French School, circa 1470. Profile portrait of Louis XI, King of France (1423-1483), wearing the collar of the Order of Saint-Michel. Photo Sotheby's oil on panel; painted surface: 36.5 by 22.2 cm.; 14 3/8 by 8 3/4 in. Estimation 400,000-600,000 GBP. Lot vendu: 735,650 GBP PROVENANCE: Said to have been presented by Louis XI (the sitter) to his maître d'hôtel, Rigauld d'Aurel (or Aureille), Seigneur and Baron de Villeneuve (1455-1517), Château de Villeneuvre-Lembron (Puy de-Dôme), Auvergne;By descent to his... [Lire la suite]
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