Jean-Martial Fredou De la Bretonniere (1710 - 1795) Portrait...



£1500 - £2000


Jean-Martial Fredou De la Bretonniere (1710 - 1795)
Portrait of Charles Vallet des Barres (?) within a painted circle

Oil on panel
Inscribed extensively verso:

Charles Vallet des Barres
Ancien Major d'Infanterie
du Service de S. M. Cath.

[Charles Vallet of Barres / A French Infantry Officer / in the service of Catherine the Great]

geb. in Blamont den 15 Ianuar 1736
gest. zu Neuwied den 1 Iuni


(Framed) 15.5 (H) x 12 in. (W)
(Panel) 12.25 (H) x 8.5 in. (W)

+ Calendar 2022-11-30 13:00:00 2022-11-30 23:59:59 Europe/London The Winter Fine Art, Old Masters, Antiques, and Antiquarian Books Sale Including the Contents of the London Library of Sir Christopher Ondaatje OC, CBE, FRSL Including first edition works by Jane Austen and Charles Dickens, a bust of Joseph Conrad by Sir Jacob Epstein, a portrait bust of Victor Hugo by Rodin, an impressionist view of Constantinople by Felix Ziem, a view of Naples by William Wyld, Agostino Brunias's Gentleman of the West Indies and an exceptional portrait of a young lady, a free person of colour, by Jean-Baptiste Bonjour c.1850. Three lots from Captain Cook's second voyage round off the topographical works. Catherine Read's portrait of Lady Sarah Lennox; a portrait of Capability Brown in his study; a portrait of Charles II c.1630 amply represent British pictures, as a Florentine painting of Christ the Child and an exceptional portrait of an Italian noblewoman c.1450 highlight the early Italian pictures. Sloane Street Auctions Sloane Street Auctions
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