27 November 2007,
Price realised GBP 2,500
GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
FRÉDÉRIC DUBOIS (FRENCH, FL. C. 1780-1819)
A young gentleman, in red-piped blue coat with red high collar and large buttons, white-lined fawn-coloured waistcoat, pleated and knotted cravat
signed 'Dubois' (lower left)
2 9/16 in. (65 mm.) diam., gold frame struck with the discharge mark of Jean-François Kalendrin 1789-1792, the reverse with scrolling foliate hair initials JCM within hair surround on pink ground
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Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, 13 May 1970.
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