20 April 2007
A CIRCULAR TINTED-TERRACOTTA PROFILE RELIEF PORTRAIT OF PRINCE EUGENE DE BEAUHARNAIS
PROBABLY WORKSHOP OF JOSEPH CHINARD (1756-1813), EARLY 19TH CENTURY
Depicted facing left wearing a high-collared and embroidered military coat with epaulettes, inscribed 'Chinard a Lyon', in a Louis XVI style blue-painted and giltwood frame, the reverse inscribed in pencil 'B...' and 'Beauharnais', in ink 'PRINCE EUGENE DE BEAUHARNAIS' and bearing a paper label inscribed 'Beauharnais H'
8 in. (20 cm.) diameter; 11¾ in. (30 cm.) diameter overall
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For the model see M. Germain Bapst, Catalogue des sculptures par Joseph Chinard de Lyon (1756-1813) formant la collection de M. le comte de Penha-Longa, Paris, 1911, no. 21.
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