12 June 2006
JACQUES-ANTOINE-MARIE LEMOINE (FRENCH, 1751-1824)
A young boy in bright blue outfit with open white shirt and white sleeves; stormy sky background
signed in pencil 'Lemoine' (lower right)
2 3/8 in. (61 mm.) diam., gold mount
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For a slightly later miniature of a young boy by Lemoine, in the Louvre, see N. Jeffares, 'Jacques-Antoine-Marie Lemoine (1751-1824)', Gazette des Beaux-Arts, February 1999, p. 73, fig. 10.
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On 6 and 7 of December Christie’s will offer almost 400 lots from a collection that includes works by Hals, Van Dyck, Leyster, Snyders and Jan Brueghel the Elder
Offered to benefit a new scholarship initiative from Bennington College, this work distils the unique form of abstraction for which the artist would become famous