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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 213

    JEAN-BAPTISTE SOYER (FRENCH, 1752-1828)

    Tsar Alexander I of Russia (1777-1825), in profile to the right, wearing a laurel wreath

    Price Realised  

    JEAN-BAPTISTE SOYER (FRENCH, 1752-1828)
    Tsar Alexander I of Russia (1777-1825), in profile to the right, wearing a laurel wreath
    signed 'Soyer' (centre bottom)
    1 9/16 in. (40 mm.) diam., brass bezel


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    This portrait is inspired by the marble bust by Ivan Petrovich Martos (1754-1835).

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