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JEAN-BAPTISTE SOYER (FRENCH, 1752-1828)
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JEAN-BAPTISTE SOYER (FRENCH, 1752-1828)

A gentleman, in brown coat, white and yellow striped waistcoat and open white shirt, powdered hair and sideburns

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JEAN-BAPTISTE SOYER (FRENCH, 1752-1828)
A gentleman, in brown coat, white and yellow striped waistcoat and open white shirt, powdered hair and sideburns
on ivory
2 11/16 in. (68 mm.) diam., gilt-metal mount set in the lid of a circular tortoisehell bonbonnière
Provenance
David David-Weill (1871-1952) Collection, Neuilly-sur-Seine, no. 574.
Sold by Wildenstein's, Paris to Sir Charles Clore (1905-1979), London.
The Clore Collection of Portrait Miniatures, part II sold Sotheby's, London, 10 November 1986, lot 79 (erroneously as by Spargren).
Literature
L. Gillet/C. Jeannerat/H. Clouzot, Miniatures and Enamels from the D. David-Weill Collection, Paris, 1957, p. 306, no. 196 (erroneously as by Spargren), illustrated p. 307.
Exhibited
Paris, Galerie André Weil, Claude Hoin, 1934, no. 75 (erroneously as by Claude Hoin).
Vienna, Albertina, Meisterwerke der europäischen Miniaturmalerei von 1750-1850, 1965, no. 196 (as by Spargren).
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