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Claude-Edme-Charles de Lioux de Savignac
SIX MINIATURES DEPICTING THE PORTS OF FRANCE AFTER JOSEPH VERNET
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Claude-Edme-Charles de Lioux de Savignac
SIX MINIATURES DEPICTING THE PORTS OF FRANCE AFTER JOSEPH VERNET
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Details & Cataloguing

The Pohl-Ströher Collection of Portrait Miniatures Part II

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Claude-Edme-Charles de Lioux de Savignac
PARIS 1734 - AFTER 1786
SIX MINIATURES DEPICTING THE PORTS OF FRANCE AFTER JOSEPH VERNET
Bodycolour on card, later mounted in a silver-gilt box;
the lid miniature inscribed no. 61 La rochelle [sic], the base signed, the sides, two signed and dated: 1768, one signed (Toulon)
The box: 30 by 54 mm.
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Provenance

Sale, Geneva, Sotheby's, 16 November 1993, lot 34

Catalogue Note

All the miniatures are based on details taken from Joseph Vernet's Les Ports de France: La Rochelle (lid), Antibes (base), Toulon, Bayonne, Marseille and Bordeaux (sides).

Vernet painted ten pictures for this important series, thirteen are kept in the Musée de la Marine, Paris, and two are in the Musée de Lourve.

The Pohl-Ströher Collection of Portrait Miniatures Part II

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