London, South Kensington
11 December 2009
Attributed to Stanislas-Jean de Boufflers, Le Chevalier Boufflers (Lunéville 1738-1815 Paris)
Portrait of Voltaire
with inscriptions 'Voltaire' and 'Count J B...'
black chalk, watermark horn within shield surmounted by crown and with names 'C & I HONIG'
8 7/8 x 6 in. (22.4 x 15.2 cm.)
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The style of the present drawing has some similarities to a portrait of Voltaire by Le Chevalier Boufflers which was sold in these Rooms on 8 July 2003, lot 75.
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