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workshop of Jacques I Laudin, Limoges, second half 17th century
TWELVE GRISAILLE ENAMEL OVAL PORTRAITS OF EMPERORS
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workshop of Jacques I Laudin, Limoges, second half 17th century
TWELVE GRISAILLE ENAMEL OVAL PORTRAITS OF EMPERORS
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workshop of Jacques I Laudin, Limoges, second half 17th century
TWELVE GRISAILLE ENAMEL OVAL PORTRAITS OF EMPERORS

the profile portraits with green laurel wreathes and inscribed around, in later giltwood frames (12) 


each enamel: 10.5cm. 4 1/8 in.
frame: 17cm., 6¾in.
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Catalogue Note

Compare with four circular medallions of the emperors in the Louvre  by Jacques I Laudin ( 1627-1695) which were formerly part of a set of twelve. Baratte suggests that the heads were ultimately inspired by engravings by Marcantonio Raimondi or Henrick Goltzius.  

RELATED LITERATURE
Baratte, p.401

 

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