9 December 2008
JEAN-BAPTISTE VANACKER (BELGIAN, 1794-1863)
A young Naval Captain, in uniform with white facings, gold buttons and gold epaulette, auburn hair and sideburns
signed and dated 'Vanacker 1827' (lower right)
oval, 2 5/8 in. (59 mm.) high, copper mount
Bonhams, London, 21 November 1995, lot 132.
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Brussels, Galerie de la Kredietbank, Autissier et le portrait miniature romantique en Belgique, 1998, p. 175, no. 87, illustrated in colour p. 111.
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