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The Pohl-Ströher Collection of Portrait Miniatures Part II

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Marie-Anne Fragonard, née Gérard
GRASSE 1745 - 1823 PARIS
PORTRAIT OF JEAN HENRI, VICOMTE DE LAGE DE VOLUDE (1767-1795), WHEN A CHILD, CIRCA 1770

Provenance

Vicomtesse de Fontenay;
David David-Weill (d. 1952), inv. no. 541, by 1936;
with Wildenstein, Paris;
Sir Charles Clore (d. 1979), London;
his executor's sale, London, Sotheby's, 17 March 1986, lot 66 (as Jean-Honoré Fragonard)

Exhibited

Paris, 1921, no. 103;
London, 1933, no. 141 (as Jean-Honoré Fragonard);
London, 1961, no. 55 (as Jean-Honoré Fragonard)

Literature

Gillet, Jeannerat & Clouzot, 1957, no. 55 (as Jean-Honoré Fragonard), pp. 108-109, illust.;
Rosenberg, 1996, pp. 74-76

Catalogue Note

The sitter was second son of François-Paul, Marquis de Lage de Volude, Seigneur du Tirac d'Asnière (1734-1793) and his wife Marie-Jeanne de Kergariou.  

The Pohl-Ströher Collection of Portrait Miniatures Part II

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London