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JACQUES THOURON | PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN, CIRCA 1785

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Estimate:

3,000

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- 5,000 GBP

JACQUES THOURON | PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN, CIRCA 1785

JACQUES THOURON | PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN, CIRCA 1785

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 5,000 GBP

Lot sold:

20,000

GBP

JACQUES THOURON

Geneva 1740 - 1789 Paris

PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN, CIRCA 1785


Enamel on copper, gilt-metal frame;

signed centre right: Thouron f.it

62 by 51 mm.

Overall excellent save one nascent firing bumble in background - 6mm from the sitter's face and pin-prick black flecks on white highlights of his jabot. These can only been seen under high magnification.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Édouard Gélis (d. 1955), Paris, by 1923;

David David-Weill (d. 1952), by 1936;

with Wildenstein, Paris, by whom sold to,

Sir Charles Clore (d. 1979), London;

his executor's sale, London, Sotheby's, 10 November 1986, lot 188

louzot, 1924, p. 195, illust.;

Clouzot, 1928, p. 138, illust.;

Gillet, Jeannerat & Clouzot, 1957, no. 367, pp. 510-511, illust.

Schidlof, 1964, vol. II, p. 838;

Friesen (ed.), 2001, p. 429, illust.

Paris, 1923, no. 104 (lent by Édouard Gélis);

London, 1961, no. 397;

Vienna, 1965, no. 357 (lent by Sir Charles Clore);

Lausanne, 1999-2000, no. 15