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Details & Cataloguing

The Pohl-Ströher Collection of Portrait Miniatures Part I

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Pierre Louis Bouvier
GENEVA 1766 - 1836
PORTRAIT OF LOUISE ELIZABETH EMILIE VON WATTENWYL, NÉE VON ERNST (1771-1852), CIRCA 1804

Provenance

Sale, Geneva, Christie's, 17 November 1992, lot 420

Exhibited

Lausanne, 1999-2000, no. 102

Literature

Genoud, 1999, p. 31;
Friesen (ed.), 2001, p. 400, no. 62

Catalogue Note

In 1788 the sitter, who was born in Paris, married Niklaus Rudolf von Wattenwyl (1760-1832), a Swiss General who fought in the Napoleonic wars and became the Mayor of Bern.

The Pohl-Ströher Collection of Portrait Miniatures Part I

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