6 July 2005
CHARLES ANTOINE BERNY D'OUVILLE (FRENCH, 1775-1842)
A young officer, in light-blue bordered green coat with silver buttons and light blue collar, yellow and silver epaulettes, silver lacing and black cross-belt with gold shield-shaped plate, white shirt and black stock, wearing the badges of the Royal French Orders of St. Louis, the Lys and the Legion of Honour
signed 'Ch.es Berny' (lower right)
oval, 2 11/16 in. (68 mm.) high, gilt-metal mount
W. Gütermann, Turin, inv. no. 17; Sotheby's, Zurich, 15 November 1977, lot 59.
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