14 October 1998
ANTOINE VESTIER (1740-1824)
A young Gentleman, facing right in emerald green coat, buff waistcoat with embroidered border, knotted white cravat, powdered high wig
signed and dated 'Vestier 1790' (lower right)
26 in. (52 mm.) diam., gilt-metal mount on a circular blonde bonbonniere with marcasite-set border
Madame B.; (+) Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 29 avril 1970, lot 55.
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A. M. Passez, Antoine Vestier, Paris, 1989, p. 302, no. 215, illustrated p. 303.
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