London, South Kensington
13 May 1997
Favorin Lerebours (born circa 1773)
A young Lady, facing right in white dress, curled brown hair, seated on a wooden chair; landscape background
signed and dated 'Lerebours 1806'
mounted in a gilt-metal embroidered leather bound wallet, the interior embroidered and set with a love poem
3¾in. (95mm.) diam.
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