Lot 17 (Old Master Paintings and Drawings, 27th August 2020)
JACQUES CHARLES ALLAIS (PARIS 1705 - 1760)
Portrait of a Lady in a Blue Coat, half lengh, three-quarter
pastel on blue paper laid down on canvas
640 x 530 mm (25 x 20 3/4 in.)
Sale, Pandolfini, Florence, 20th October 2010, lot 585, (ill.)
Formerly recorded in the Dictionary of the Pastellists as J.9.6436, noting [cf. Allais], Neil Jeffares has firmed up the attribution to Jacques Allais based on high resolution photographs. He will reassign the pastel to J.103.2182 in the next update of his Dictionary.
We are grateful to Neil Jeffares for his help in cataloguing the present lot.
Sold for £3,000
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