London, South Kensington
22 March 2007
JEAN ANTOINE LAURENT, 1823
George Lesaing (1775-1853), in black coat and waistcoat, white shirt and cravat
watercolour and pencil on card laid down on metal, signed and dated 'Laurent 1823.', in painted mock tortoiseshell mount within rectangular gilt-wood and plaster frame
oval, 5 5/8 in. (143 mm.) high
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An old label on the backing paper reads 'Portrait de Georges Lesaing' Officier de santé, né á Saint-Dié (Voges) en 1775, mort á Nancy, le 16 Mai 1853.'
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