French School Portrait Miniature of a Young Officer of Napoleon’s Grande Armée, c. 1800

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French School Portrait Miniature of a Young Officer of Napoleon's Grande Armée, c.1800

the unsigned gouache on oval ivory panel in pink gold frame with seed pearl surround, with gilt framed motto verso "L'Amitie En Fournit Le Prix" on opalescent glass ground
2.6 x 2.1 in — 6.6 x 5.4 cm


May 13, 2021

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $3,600


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French Miniature Picture of Faust and Gretchen, after Ernst Stuckelberg (Swiss,1831-1903)

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Jean-Baptiste Isabey (French, 1767-1855) after Robert Lefèvre (1755-1830)

NAPOLEON I IN HIS CORONATION ROBES, 1812

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