27 November 2007
JEAN-BAPTISTE SOYER (FRENCH, 1752-1828)
Tsar Alexander I of Russia (1777-1825), in profile to the right, wearing a laurel wreath
signed 'Soyer' (centre bottom)
1 9/16 in. (40 mm.) diam., brass bezel
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This portrait is inspired by the marble bust by Ivan Petrovich Martos (1754-1835).
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