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ELIZABETH TERROUX (SWISS, 1759-1822)
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ELIZABETH TERROUX (SWISS, 1759-1822)

A young gentleman, in dark green coat, white waistcoat and knotted cravat, powdered hair; foliate and mountain landscape background

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ELIZABETH TERROUX (SWISS, 1759-1822)
A young gentleman, in dark green coat, white waistcoat and knotted cravat, powdered hair; foliate and mountain landscape background
signed '. Terroux.' (lower right)
enamel on copper
2 9/16 in. (65 mm.) diam., gold frame, the reverse with pierced scrolling gold initials LG with foliate swags on dark velvet
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Lot Essay

This is a typical work of Elizabeth Terroux's late style; other enamels by her with romantic landscape backgrounds are illustrated in J.-C. Genoud (ed.), 100 ans de miniatures suisses 1780-1880, Geneva, 1999, p. 69, figs. 87-89.
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