Lot 608 (Paintings, Drawings & Prints Online, ending 31st March 2019 20:00)
Sold for £150
LOUIS ALEXANDRE FRANCOIS, COMTE DE GIRARDIN (FRENCH 1797-1848),
PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN
watercolour and bodycolour on ivory, signed "Girardin pinx"
Note: In a gold frame, which has been assayed at 0.600 Au (14ct.+), net weight (metal only) 8.6gms. Girardin was known principally as a landscape artist, but Blouin lists a number of portraits in oils, mainly of family members. This is the only miniature by him found so far.
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