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Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
By descent from the sitter to his great-great-grandson Guy Schÿler-Schröder (1910-1997), Bordeaux.
His wife, née Nicole Wallace (1919-2007), Bordeaux, great-granddaughter of Sir Richard Wallace.
Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 9 April 2008, lot 126 (sitter unidentified).
J. Du Pasquier, Pierre-Edouard Dagoty 1775-1871 et la miniature bordelaise au XIXe siècle, Chartres, 1974, illustrated p. 172, fig. 29.
La Gazette de l'Hôtel Drouot, 4 April 2008, p. 43, illustrated in colour (sitter unidentified).