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The Pohl-Ströher Collection of Portrait Miniatures Part I

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Marie-Gabrielle Capet
LYON 1761 - 1818 PARIS
PORTRAIT OF ADÉLAÏDE LABILLE-GUIARD (1749-1803), CIRCA 1790
Watercolour and bodycolour on ivory, gilt-metal frame:
signed centre right: G Capet
66 mm. Diam.
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Provenance

Madame Guérard, Paris, 1906;
sale, Geneva, Christie's, 15 November 1994, lot 214

Exhibited

Paris, 1906, no. 79, illust. opposite p. 16
Caen, 2014, no. 156, fig. A 

Literature

Bouchot, 1907, p. 124, illust. p. 130;
Bouchot, 1910, p. 160;
Mauclair, 1912, p. 60;
de Mauri, 1918, p. 278, illust.;
Audin & Vail, 1918, p. 144;
Darmon, 1924, p. 29;
Doria, 1934, pp. 72-73, no. 23, pl. XVIII, no. 22;
Schidlof, 1964, vol. I, p. 126;
Passez, 1973, p. 31;
Friesen (ed.), 2001, p. 401, illust. p. 74;
Lemoine-Bouchard, 2008, p. 138;

Catalogue Note

Madame Labille Guiard exhibited miniatures, pastels and oils at the Paris Salon between 1782 and 1800. In 1781 Marie Capet entered her studio as an assistant and the artist was to become her most talented pupil.

The Pohl-Ströher Collection of Portrait Miniatures Part I

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