28 November 2006
PIERRE ADOLPHE HALL (FRANCO-SWEDISH, 1739-1793)
A young gentleman, in green shot silk coat, open white frilled shirt, powdered hair
2 5/16 in. (59 mm.) diam., gold réverbère frame with blue enamel and gold striped outer border
Palais d'Orsay, Paris, 16 June 1977, lot 94.
Eugène Pap (1910-2006) Collection, Paris; Christie's, London, 24 May 2000, lot 50.
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R. de Plinval de Guillebon, Pierre Adolphe Hall 1739-1793, Paris, 2000, p. 117, no. 90.
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