Lot 43. Louis Gauffier (Poitiers 1762-1801 Livorno)

Starting price: £ 70 000
Auction date: 15.12.2020   10:00 UTC +01:00
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Lot 43 | Louis Gauffier (Poitiers 1762-1801 Livorno)
Louis Gauffier

(Poitiers 1762-1801 Livorno)

Portrait of Mrs Elizabeth Billington (1765/8-1818), in a white dress, seated at a harpsichord in an apartment, with a view of the Piazzetta, Venice, beyond

signed and dated 'L. Gauffier flor.ce / 1795·' (lower left)

oil on canvas, unlined

20 x 26 5/8 in. (50.8 x 67.5 cm.)

inscribed 'mia felicità palpitar più non degg'io sulla' (on the music score, centre) and '... sei l'ogetto del mio core' (on the music score, lower right), stamped 'A.W. / 266 R / W.' (to the reverse of the canvas)

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