January 24, 2018 10:00 AM PST Annex


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Johann-Friedrich Dryander Painting

The Portrait of Jacques Bercioux, "Comissaire des Guerres a l'Armes du Rhin" Jacques Bercioux was the son of a noble French family, who served in the French Republican Army. The Portrait, by German artist Johann - Freidrich Dryander shows Bercioux wearing his saber. The portrait shows the subject with his horse, and his young son running to meet him. The portrait is 15 by 13 inches, under glass, and is in a superb state of preservation. 

Johann-Friedrich Dryander is well known for his military portraits, especially of French officers, of this era. 

Note: the superb light cavalry saber of Commissaire Bercioux shown in the portrait is also for sale in this auction. They come directly from the family, who have preserved them together them for over 200 years. This is their first time ever on the market.

Processing and shipping within the continental U.S. $ 68.00 plus 1.5% replacement and insurance. Please note we do not accept credit cards.

 

Condition:

Excellent condition, under glass, with details inscribed on the reverse. Witherells strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherells. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions.

Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$5,375
01/24/2018
 

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Auction Notes:

Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherells. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions. Payments will only be accepted through cash and check (wire transfers will be accepted only for bidders with foreign banks).