5 June 2007
PIERRE-ÉDOUARD DAGOTY (FRENCH, 1775-1871)
A young gentleman, in charcoal-grey coat with black velvet collar, buff-coloured waistcoat and knotted cravat with jewelled gold tie-pin, forward-combed dark hair with side-whiskers
signed and dated 'Dagoty, 1828 -' (lower right)
oval, 2½ in. (63 mm.) high, gilt-metal mount
Christie's, Geneva, 25 May 1993, lot 146.
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J. Du Pasquier, Pierre-Édouard Dagoty 1775-1871 et la miniature bordelaise au XIXe siècle, Chartres, 1974, p. 202, ill. pl. 30, no. 203 (described as 'physionomie belle et intéressante').
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