22 May 2001
PIERRE LE SAGE (FL. 1763-1796)
A young officer, facing right in green coat with pink facings and silver epaulettes, red and yellow waistcoat, lace cravat, powdered wig en queue
signed and dated 'Le Sage 1775' (lower right)
oval, 1¼ in. (32 mm.) high, gilt-metal mount
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For an interesting account on Le Sage, see M. E. Tiethoff-Spliethoff, 'De miniatuurschilder Pierre Le Sage en het hof van Prins Willem V', Bulletin van het Rijksmuseum, 1988, no. 3, pp. 216-224.
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