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The Pohl-Ströher Collection of Portrait Miniatures Part II

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Jean-François-Gérard Fontallard
MEZIÉRES 1777- 1858 PARIS
PORTRAIT OF JULIETTE RÉCAMIER (1777-1849), CIRCA 1805
Watercolour and bodycolour on ivory, set in the base of a tortoiseshell box with gold mounts, the lid set with a miniature of a lady, French School, circa 1800, traditionally identified as Madame Bernard, the mother of Juliette Récamier 
68 by 55 mm. and 61 by 50 mm.
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Provenance

David David-Weill (d. 1952), until 1936;
with Wildenstein, Paris;
Sir Charles Clore (d. 1979), London;
his executor's sale, London, Sotheby's, 17 March 1986, lot 69

Exhibited

London, 1961, no. 52 and 54;
Lausanne, 1999-2000, no. 100

Literature

Gillet, Jeannerat & Clouzot, 1957, no. 52 and 53 (as by Fontallard), pp. 104-105, illust.;
Friesen (ed.), 2001, p. 400, no. 64 and 65 (both as attributed to Bouvier)

The Pohl-Ströher Collection of Portrait Miniatures Part II

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London