London, South Kensington
2 December 2008
Claude-François-Henri Petit de Villeneuve (Troyes 1760-1824)
Portrait of a man, bust-length
signed and dated 'Petit 1817'
23 1/8 x 19 1/8 in. (588 x 479 mm.)
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N. Jeffares, Dictionary of pastellists before 1800, London, 2006, p. 417.
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