5 June 2007
MARIE-THÉRÈSE DE NOIRETERRE (FRENCH, 1760 - AFTER 1819)
A young gentleman, in double-breasted dark grey coat, striped brown waistcoat, red-bordered under-waistcoat, knotted white cravat, wearing a tricolore police bonnet, curly brown hair; together with a young gentleman, in blue coat with gold epaulettes and gold buttons, matching waistcoat, knotted spotted gauze cravat, wearing a black bicorn hat in his long powdered hair (French School, circa 1793)
the latter indistinctly signed 'Cérrel' or 'Térrel' (lower right)
2 5/16 in. (59 mm.) diam., hammered gilt-brass mount on a wooden base and 2 3/16 in. (56 mm.) diam., gilt-metal frame (2)
Christie's, London, 14 October 1998, lot 188.
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J. Aronson/M. E. Wieseman, Perfect Likeness, New Haven/London, 2006, p. 283.
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