9 December 2008
JOSUÉ DOLLFUS (FRENCH, 1796-1887)
A young gentleman, in black coat, cream waistcoat, white shirt, black knotted cravat, brown hair combed to the side and thin beard; landscape and sky background
signed and dated 'J. Dollfus 1836' (lower right)
oval, 3 15/16 in. (100 mm.) high, rectangular gilt-metal frame with foliate corners
Sotheby's, London, 11 March 1985, lot 161.
Bonhams, London, 25 November 1992, lot 60.
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N. Lemoine-Bouchard, Les Peintres en miniature actifs en France 1650-1850, Paris, 2008, p. 198.
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