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Attributed to Henri Buquet
PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN, SEATED AT A TABLE, A VIEW OF THE SEA THROUGH A WINDOW BEHIND
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66
Attributed to Henri Buquet
PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN, SEATED AT A TABLE, A VIEW OF THE SEA THROUGH A WINDOW BEHIND
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Attributed to Henri Buquet
PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN, SEATED AT A TABLE, A VIEW OF THE SEA THROUGH A WINDOW BEHIND
signed with monogram on the handkerchief: HB
oil on canvas
73.2 by 59.2 cm.; 28 3/4 by 23 3/8 in.
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Provenance

Anonymous sale, New York, Sotheby's, 14 October 1999, lot 29 ($14,950), where acquired by the present owner.

Catalogue Note

The attribution to Henri Buquet is traditional.  Buquet, both a history and a portrait painter, studied under David and exhibited in the Paris salons.  He was awarded the médaille d'or in 1808 for a painting of Godefroi de Bouillon.

A Private European Residence: French and Neoclassical Furniture and Paintings & Works on Paper

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London