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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 201

    Attributed to Nicolas-Bernard Lépicié (Paris 1735-1784)

    Portrait of François-Constance Guérin as a boy, half-length, plucking a violin

    Price Realised  

    Attributed to Nicolas-Bernard Lépicié (Paris 1735-1784)
    Portrait of François-Constance Guérin as a boy, half-length, plucking a violin
    with identifying inscription 'François Constance Guérin fils de G. M. Guérin chirurgien major des mousquetaires noirs et de J. de Billau[s?] peint par Lepicié' (on the reverse of the stretcher)
    oil on canvas, oval
    21¾ x 18 in. (55.2 x 45.9 cm.)
    in the original 18th century French carved and gilded frame


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    Provenance

    By repute, the Rothschild Collection.
    Acquired from Evgret von Bary, Munich.