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    Sale 5438

    The Sunday Sale

    30 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 116

    CIRCLE OF LOUIS LÉOPOLD BOILLY (LE BASSEE 1761-1845 PARIS)

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    CIRCLE OF LOUIS LÉOPOLD BOILLY (LE BASSEE 1761-1845 PARIS)
    Portrait of Simon Charles Barnabé Boileau, Baron de Castelnau (1766-1826), bust-length, in a black coat and white stock, in a feigned oval and Portrait of François Antoine Alfred Boileau, Baron de Castelnau (1808-1835), bust-length, in a black coat and white stock, in a feigned oval
    the first, with identifying inscription 'Simon Charles Barnabé Boileau/Baron de Castelnau/Né 12 Juin 1766 Marie 29 Novre 1805 Decede 1826' (on the stretcher); the second also with identifying inscription 'François Antoine Alfred Boileau/Baron de Castelnau./Né 7 Novre 1808. Marié en 1832 Decédé en Juillet 1835.' (on the stretcher
    oil on canvas
    16 x 13 in. (40.5 x 33 cm.)
    a pair (2)


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    Simon Charles Barnabé Boileau was the first son of Charles de Boileau, Baron Castelnau who was captain to the regiment of Normandy, serving in the campaigns of Bohemia and Bavaria in 1742. He married Catherine de Vergèses d'Aubussargues on February 11th 1766.

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