19 April 2007
Attributed to Jacques Aved Douai 1702-1766 Paris
Portrait of a gentleman, said to be Etienne Reynaud, bust-length, in a blue coat holding a book
oil on canvas
24 x 19¼ in. 61 x 48.9 cm.
Inscribed 'Etienne Reynaud agé de 67 ans 10 mois' (on a label on the reverse, taken from the reverse of the original canvas)
Anonymous sale; Hôtel Drouot, 14 May 1936, no. 124, as 'attributed to Chardin'.
Anonymous sale; Palais Galliera, 1-2 April 1963, no. 22, as 'attributed to Aved'.
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