20 April 2007
A CIRCULAR TINTED-TERRACOTTA PROFILE RELIEF PORTRAIT OF GENERAL DUHESME
PROBABLY WORKSHOP OF JOSEPH CHINARD (1756-1813), EARLY 19TH CENTURY
Depicted facing right and wearing a high-collared embroidered coat with sash, in a Louis XVI style blue-painted and giltwood frame and inscribed 'Chinard memb. de plusieur academie', the reverse with a paper label inscribed '12'
8¼ in. (21 cm.) diameter; 11½ in. (29 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. 26.
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