28 November 2006
JACQUES-ANTOINE ARLAUD (SWISS, 1668-1743)
A young gentleman, in blue coat with gold buttons, yellow waistcoat with gold buttons, red cloak draped across his body and shoulders, wearing a centre-parted high powdered wig; sky background
signed and dated on reverse 'Jacobus Antonius Arlaud Civis Genevensis pingebat ad vivum Parisiis Anno 1718 mense Octobr.'
on vellum laid down on prepared card
oval, 3 in. (76 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame
Roger Demierre Collection, Geneva.
Christie's, Geneva, 16 November 1993, lot 149.
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