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The Pohl-Ströher Collection of Portrait Miniatures Part I

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Louis Lié Périn-Salbreux
RHEIMS 1753 - 1817
PORTRAIT OF MARC-ANTONIE DÉSAUGIERS (1772-1827), CIRCA 1805
Watercolour and bodycolour on ivory, gilt-metal frame, the reverse engraved: PERIN / PORTRAIT DE DESAUGIERS;
signed lower right: Perin
60 mm. Diam.
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Provenance

Monsieur Vincent;
Prosper Vincent, until 1883;
Félix Panhard (1842-1891), Paris,
by family descent until,
sale, Paris, Palais Galliera, 5 December 1975, lot 139;
Friedrich Korte, Hanover;
sale Geneva, Sotheby's, 21 May 1992, lot 26

Exhibited

Paris, 1874, no. 659/19;
Paris, 1883

Literature

Maze-Sencier, 1885, p. 575;
Friesen (ed.), 2001, p. 421, no. 281;
du Pasquier, 2010, p. 204, illust.  

Catalogue Note

During the French Revolution Marc-Antonie Désaugiers fled France for the safety of Santo Domingo and then Philadelphia. In 1797, he returned to Paris where he achieved great success as a singer, poet and comic actor.

The Pohl-Ströher Collection of Portrait Miniatures Part I

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London