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    Sale 7550

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    9 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 167

    JEAN-FRANÇOIS-MARIE VILLIERS-HUET (ANGLO-FRENCH, 1772-1813)

    A young gentleman, in green cloak, white shirt with knotted cravat

    Price Realised  

    JEAN-FRANÇOIS-MARIE VILLIERS-HUET (ANGLO-FRENCH, 1772-1813)
    A young gentleman, in green cloak, white shirt with knotted cravat
    signed and dated with address London 'Villiers Huet 1805 L[...]'
    on ivory
    oval, 3 3/16 in. (81 mm.) high, gilt-metal mount


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    Villiers-Huet worked from 1803 until his death in London, having been appointed painter to the Duke and Duchess of York in 1803.

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    Provenance

    Christie's, Geneva, 19 November 1991, lot 210.