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Pierre-Nolasque Bergeret (1782-1863), painter, printmaker and designer (most notably of the Vendôme Column bas-reliefs), pupil of François-André Vincent and Jacques-Louis David, Bordeaux, and by descent.
Private collection, Paris.
Please note that the estimate for this lot should read 12,000-15,000 GBP and not as stated in the catalogue.
D.S. Pepper, Guido Reni. A complete catalogue of his works with an introductory text, Oxford, 1984, p. 262, no. 126, under copies (1), as the work formerly in Palazzo Colonna, Rome and in the collection of Lord Kinnaird, Rossie Priory, Inchture, Perthshire.