• Old Masters & 19th Century Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5491

    Old Masters & 19th Century Art

    28 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 141

    Attributed to Johann Georg Ziesenis (Copenhagen 1716-1776 Hanover)

    Portrait of a military commander, half-length, in a steel cuirass, a blue coat with gold-embroidered cuffs and fur-lined mantle, with the Order of the Golden Fleece

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    Attributed to Johann Georg Ziesenis (Copenhagen 1716-1776 Hanover)
    Portrait of a military commander, half-length, in a steel cuirass, a blue coat with gold-embroidered cuffs and fur-lined mantle, with the Order of the Golden Fleece
    inscribed with the motto of the Order of the Golden Fleece, 'PRETiVM · NON VILE · LABORVM' (lower right, on the Order)
    oil on canvas
    33¼ x 25 7/8 in. (84.5 x 65.7 cm.)


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