21 - 22 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 1,062
Estimate GBP 400 - GBP 600
Lionel Noël Royer (French, 1852-1926)
Portrait of the marquis de Broc in a dark suit; Portrait of the marquise de Broc in a white dress
Both signed 'Lionel Royer' (lower right)
oil on panel
8 5/8 x 6¼ in. (21.8 x 15.8 cm.)
A pair (2)
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A pupil of both Alexandre Cabanel and Bouguereau, Royer made his debut at the Salon de Paris in 1874. A painter of historical pictures, as well as religious and classical scenes, his work is well represented in French public collections.
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