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Charles Giron (Swiss, 1850-1914)

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Charles Giron (Swiss, 1850-1914)

A debonair swordsman

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Charles Giron (Swiss, 1850-1914) A debonair swordsman signed 'C.Giron' (lower left), dated '1878' (lower right) and inscribed 'AETATIS, SVAE. ANNO. XXVII.' (upper left) oil on canvas unframed 69½ x 35. 5/8 (176.5 x 90.5 cm.) painted in 1878
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The combination of the Tau Cross and a pair of dividers or compasses indicates that the subject is from a burgher family in the Swiss cantons. A similar coat of arms can be found in Volume II of D.L. Galbreath's Armorial Vaudois (1936)

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