10 June 2008
JEAN-BAPTISTE JACQUES AUGUSTIN (FRENCH, 1759-1832)
A young lady, in gold-embroidered white dress with short sleeves, a blue sash tied in a bow at her waist, pearls in her upswept curling hair; landscape background
signed and dated 'augustin an. 7.' (lower left)
2 13/16 in. (72 mm.) diam., gilt-metal mount
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The year VII of the Revolutionary calendar corresponded to September 1798 - September 1799.
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