French School, circa 1780
Louis XVI (17541793), King of France and of Navarre (1774-1791), King of the French (1791-1792), wearing red coat with gold lace, gold waistcoat, white cravat and stock, his powdered wig worn en queue and tied with a black ribbon bow.
Watercolour on card, gilt-metal frame with beaded border, the shell reverse engraved L XVI/ 1759 - 1793 with crown above.
Oval, 32mm (1 1/4in) high
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