London, South Kensington
18 February 1998
Attributed to Joseph Siffrein Duplessis (1725-1802)
A Portrait Study of Charles-Claude de Flahaut de la Billarderie, Comte d'Angiviller (1730-1809), seated three-quarter-length, in a lilac silk coat and breeches with an embroidered waistcoat, wearing the Order of Saints Maurice and Lazare, and the cross of the Order of Saint Louis, with his right hand resting on plans of the Grande Galerie du Louvre
oil on canvas
16¼ x 15in. (41.3 x 38cm.)
with Galerie Brunner, Paris.
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Thought to be a study for the picture sold by Christie's, 4 July, 1997, lot 64.
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