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    Sale 5926

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    24 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 271

    Benoist Benjamin Bonvoisin (Montivilliers 1788-1860 Havre)

    Portrait of a gentleman, half-length, in a black coat and white shirt with a gold pin; and Portrait of a lady, half-length, in a blue dress with a lace collar and an embroidered shawl

    Price Realised  

    Benoist Benjamin Bonvoisin (Montivilliers 1788-1860 Havre)
    Portrait of a gentleman, half-length, in a black coat and white shirt with a gold pin; and Portrait of a lady, half-length, in a blue dress with a lace collar and an embroidered shawl
    the first signed and dated 'Bonvoisin 1825.' (lower right)
    oil on canvas, unlined, on the original stretchers
    26 x 22½ in. (66 x 57.3 cm.); and 24 x 19½ in. (61 x 49.6 cm.)
    a pair (2)


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    A pupil of Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825), Bonvoisin exhibited at the Paris salon of 1840, and in 1844.

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