A PORTRAIT MINIATURE OF JÉRÔME BONAPARTE BY LOUIS FRANÇOIS AUBRY (FRENCH, 1767-1851)

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A PORTRAIT MINIATURE OF JÉRÔME BONAPARTE BY LOUIS FRANÇOIS AUBRY (FRENCH, 1767-1851)

Sold for £ 2,422 (US$ 3,320) inc. premium
A PORTRAIT MINIATURE OF JÉRÔME BONAPARTE BY LOUIS FRANÇOIS AUBRY (FRENCH, 1767-1851)
Jérôme Bonaparte, King of Westphalia (1784-1860), wearing white uniform of the Westphalian Infantry and the red ribbon, star and badge of the Grand Eagle of the Légion d'Honneur, watercolour on ivory, signed Aubry on the obverse, 4.2cm high

Footnotes

  • Aubry was a pupil of Vincent and Isabey. In turn, he taught many important artists including Saint, Millet, Le Gros, Delacluze and Meuret. He painted many important members of the French court, including Jérôme and his wife, Pauline Bonaparte and the Empress Joséphine. For an enamelled version of this portrait see Bonhams, Fine Portrait Miniatures, 5th November 2002, lot 115.

    Please note, it is not possible to export ivory to the United States.
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Ф Item contains or is made of ivory

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Y CITES

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