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    Sale 7556

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 30

    JEAN-BAPTISTE ISABEY (FRENCH, 1767-1855)

    Comte Richard de Vesvrotte, officer of the Cuirassiers of the Royal Guard, in blue coat with red collar with silver lace, epaulettes and aiguillettes, steel cuirass charged with French Royal arms in gilt; stormy sky background

    Price Realised  

    JEAN-BAPTISTE ISABEY (FRENCH, 1767-1855)
    Comte Richard de Vesvrotte, officer of the Cuirassiers of the Royal Guard, in blue coat with red collar with silver lace, epaulettes and aiguillettes, steel cuirass charged with French Royal arms in gilt; stormy sky background
    signed and dated 'J. Isabey. 1833' (mid right)
    on papier vélin
    rectangular, 5½ x 3 15/16 in. (140 x 102 mm.), stamped gilt-metal frame with applied name plate (as 'Vervrote'), pierced anthemion and rosettes surmount


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    Provenance

    Edouard Warneck Collection, Paris; part I sold Leo Schidlof's Kunstauktionshaus, Vienna, 11 April 1924, lot 73.


    Literature

    L. R. Schidlof, The Miniature in Europe, Graz, 1964, I, p. 397 (described as 'good').