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Bust portrait of Mr. Penet, artillery captain,...

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Bust portrait of Mr. Penet, artillery captain, in blue suit with red piping and facings, gold buttons, epaulet and counter-epaulet in gold trimmings; he wears the cross of knight of the Order of Saint-Louis and holds in his right hand a précis relating to artillery batteries; oil on canvas mounted without stretcher, under glass, gilded frame; on the back, an inscription in pen specifies: "Mr Penet artillery officer, knight of Saint-Louis, born March 21, 1778. Painted in 1825 on January 1st"; 67 x 53 cm. Restoration period. Good condition.

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