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Unformatted text preview: erms and Conditions Recent Research on Nattier's Portrait of a Woman as a Vestal and surely after 1914, when it sold to Seligmann. With Selig mann's approval, it was photographed with Wildenstein, in that year when still in the rue Laf fitte home of Hertford and Wallace; the painting is there seen in a simpler frame (see Fig. 14). My thanks to Paul Mitch ell for information Reframing booklet on the present frame, Frames and in his "Notable included at the Detroit (lecture, Detroit 5 April 2 008). The Institute of Arts" Institute of Arts, frame is not, how ever, original to the painting, as suggested there. A two-part article on the Hertford Wallace Paris collection 'Collection Wallace' by G. Babin, "La de Paris," appeared in L'Illustration (20 72, nos. 3721-722 551—54; and (27 June 1914): on p. 551 it is stated that Selig 573-75; mann bought the collection from Lady June 1914): at the beginning of June 1914; the photograph appears on p. 573 with the information about Henri Rochefort Sackville and was reprinted in the sale catalogue Collection du Baron de Rede provenant de I'Hotel Lambert (Sotheby's, Paris, sale cat., 16 March 2005), 1: 136, lot 128; the painting is seen in the background above Wallace's bureau plat, later owned by Rede. I am grateful to Xavier Salmon for calling the Rede sale catalogue to my attention. A comment that the frame is original, pub lished in The Whitcomb Gifts to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, 1954), 85, is incorrect. 37 This content downloaded from on Fri, 1 Nov 2013 15:49:08 PM All use subject to JSTOR Terms and Conditions Virgin...
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