The Wallace Collection

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Toilet of Bathsheba
  • François Bossuit (1635 - 1692)
  • Toilet of Bathsheba
  • Southern Netherlands
  • 1680 - 1690
  • Relief
  • Ivory
  • Height: 25 cm
    Width: 16.2 cm
  • Inscription: ‘GIAVANI FIAMINGO A VASAZIO I…S' In ink
  • S263
  • Smoking Room
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  • Probably made for Petronella de la Court (1624-1707). De la Court sale, Amsterdam 20-21 October 1707. Anthony Grill sale, Amsterdam, 14 April 1728, lot 105. Pieter Locquet by 1783; Locquet sale, Amsterdam, September 1783, lot 47; acquired for 610fl. by John Hope (1737-1784); Philippina Barbara Hope-van der Hoeven (1738-1789); Thomas Hope (1769-1831). Probably acquired by Sir Richard Wallace, at an unknown date. Lent to the Bethnal Green Exhibition, 1874, no. 1185.