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Portraits by Louis-Léopold Boilly: A Master of the Genre

Published on , by Caroline Legrand

In the spotlight until June 26 at the Cognacq-Jay Museum in Paris, the famous 19th-century portraitist Louis-Léopold Boilly (1761-1845) also features in a sale in Évreux on Sunday, July 3 with a pair of oils on canvas, with their original stretchers and frames, going for €5,000/10,000 (Évreux auction house saleroom).

  Portraits by Louis-Léopold Boilly: A Master of the Genre

Here the artist (1761-1845) is represented by his portraits of Madame Marie Geneviève Simon (1773-1861) and Monsieur Guillaume Delarbre (1768-1832) (reproduced). Both measuring 22 x 16.5 cm/8.7 x 6.5 in, they come from the estate of General Delarbre. Guillaume Delarbre, a master ironworker in Conches-en-Ouche, lived in Paris and knew the Caroillon de Vandeul family, who managed the Comte d’Artois’s steel works (Mr. Briat).

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