12 June 2006
ATTRIBUTED TO JEAN-URBAIN GUÉRIN (FRENCH, 1760-1836)
A gentleman called Jean-Baptiste Mareschal (1780-1837), in brown coat, black waistcoat with horizontal stripes, white knotted cravat, powdered hair
oval, 2½ in. (64 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame, the reverse with the monogram 'C M' in hair, within hair surround stuck down on ivory; shagreen travelling case
An accompanying note reads 'J.B.te Mareschal négociant à Verdun maire de Verdun 1780-1837'.
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Jean-Baptiste Mareschal was Mayor of Verdun from 1834-1837.
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