23 April 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,250
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
Circle of Antoine Pesne (Paris 1683-1757 Berlin)
Portrait of a gentleman, traditionally identified as Jean Platzmann-Lautier (1720-1770), half-length, in a brown velvet jacket, in a landscape
oil on canvas, oval
30½ x 25½ in. (77.5 x 64.6 cm.)
inscribed 'Jean Platzmann né a Langenberg dans la duché de Berg le 20 Aout 1720 mort a Bertin le 22 Janv: 1770. Epoux de Marie Magdal: Lautier père de Henry Chardin P:' (on an old label on the stretcher)
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