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A boy called Ferdinand (b. 1814), in blue coat with silver buttons,
white shirt with large frilled collar, short dark hair
signed and dated 'Légé 1818'
gilt-metal mount within rectangular black verre-églomisé surround with gilt-metal border
oval, 2 5/16 in. (59 mm.) high
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For further information on this artist from Bordeaux, see J. Du Pasquier, Pierre-Edouard Dagoty 1775-1871 et la miniature bordelaise au XIXe siècle, Paris, 1974, pp. 68, 84 note, 48.
The backing paper is inscribed 'portrait de mon fils ainé ferdinand à l'age de 4 ans. né en 1814 (28 Janvier).'.

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