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Claude Jean Besselièvre (b. 1779)

Lot 101: Claude Jean Besselievre (French, b.1779) A Gentleman, wearing dark green coat, white shirt and


November 5, 2002
, United Kingdom

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waistcoat, black stock and ribbons on his lapel gold mount octagonal, 80mm. (3 1/8in.) high Besselievre was a pupil of David and later Augustin. From 1802-1812 he exhibited at the Salon and from 1814 concentrated on oil painting.

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November 5, 2002, 12:00 AM EST

, United Kingdom