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Lot 0052
French School
(First Quarter 20th Century)

Two Portrait Miniatures

each watercolor and gouache
including (attr.) Jean-Baptiste Isabey (1767-1855), "Gentleman in Red Waistcoat and White Stock", 1818, signed and dated right edge; and (Attr.) Louis Marie Autissier (1772-1830), "Dark-Haired Gentleman in White Waistcoat and Stock", unsigned, taped pencil inscription with artist's name en verso.
Each glazed, the first in a brass frame; the second in a rolled gold-plated frame.
overall 3-3/8" x 2-3/4" and 3-3/8" x 2-3/4", respectively

Provenance: Estate of Dr. Carroll Ball, Jackson, Mississippi.


Gentleman in Red Waistcoat: Surface abrasions along edges from contact with frame; no signs of past restorations. Metal frame with surface marks and signs of wear. Dark-Haired Gentleman: Good strong colors; small scattered surface marks; no signs of past restorations; imperfections/accretions on glass upper center. Metal frame with surface marks and signs of wear.

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French School (First Quarter 19th Century)

Estimate $500 - $800Aug 24, 2018