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DANIEL SAINT (FRENCH, 1778-1847)

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DANIEL SAINT (FRENCH, 1778-1847)

Victoire Hollard, in short sleeved white silk dress with fichu and ruffled collar, blue and white checked sash tied in a bow at corsage, red-embroidered pale blue cashmere stole draped around her shoulders, light brown glove on her left arm, her brown hair upswept and dressed in a coiled plait and ringlets; moss-green curtain with gold tassel and pillar background

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DANIEL SAINT (FRENCH, 1778-1847) Victoire Hollard, in short sleeved white silk dress with fichu and ruffled collar, blue and white checked sash tied in a bow at corsage, red-embroidered pale blue cashmere stole draped around her shoulders, light brown glove on her left arm, her brown hair upswept and dressed in a coiled plait and ringlets; moss-green curtain with gold tassel and pillar background signed 'Saint.' (mid-left) oval, 4 in. (101 mm.) high, gilt-metal mount set within rectangular wood frame
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Marie Sophie 'Victoire' Alexandrine Hollard was born in Lausanne on 7 November 1797 (or 1798) and married Paul Joseph 'Victor' du Hault de Pressensé (1796-1871) on 6 March 1823. Their son Edmond (1824-1891) became a renowned vicar in Paris. According to a handwritten note on the reverse of the frame, this miniature was painted in Paris in 1817.

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