French School, 18th Century. Portrait of the Abbot de Merles, pastel

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French School, First Half-18th Century

Portrait of François Joseph de Merles, Abbot

Pastel

Height: 46 cm (18 in.) - Width: 38 cm (15 in.)

French inscription on verso:
François Joseph de Merles portrayed while an abbot at the of 20, he was vicar at Valréas in 1750, born in 1699, died in February 1753.

Gilt wood frame carved with daisies and palmettes in corners, 18th Century
58 x 50 cm (22-3/4 x 19-2/3 in.)

Condition report : Frame: Minor accidents and losses

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  • Items quantity:  1
  • Height in cm : 46 cm
  • Width in cm : 38 cm
  • Frame height in cm : 58 cm
  • Frame width in cm : 50 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2016050182