9 December 2003
PIERRE HUAUD II (SWISS, 1647-1698)
A young gentleman, in blue silk gown and purple silk cloak, lace cravat tied with red bow, full bottomed curling wig
signed and dated on the counter-enamel 'P. Huaud l'aisné pinxit à Geneue 1682 -'
enamel on gold
oval, 1 3/8 in. (35 mm.) high, gold mount, the outer pierced border entwined with seed pearls
A Castle in Switzerland; Sotheby's, London, 2 November 1970, lot 61 (£95 to P. Charlesworth).
Christie's, London, 2 November 1971, lot 44.
Weinmüller, Munich, 10 May 1973, lot 1445 (3,200 DEM).
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For another miniature by this artist painted in Geneva, see S. Coffin/B. Hofstetter, The Gilbert Collection - Portraits in Enamel, London, 2000, no. 27.
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