9 December 2008
JEAN-FRANÇOIS-MARIE VILLIERS-HUET (ANGLO-FRENCH, 1772-1813)
A young gentleman, in green cloak, white shirt with knotted cravat
signed and dated with address London 'Villiers Huet 1805 L[...]'
oval, 3 3/16 in. (81 mm.) high, gilt-metal mount
Christie's, Geneva, 19 November 1991, lot 210.
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Villiers-Huet worked from 1803 until his death in London, having been appointed painter to the Duke and Duchess of York in 1803.
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