Cataneo, M - portrait of Charles Nollet

This miniature portrait is signed "M Michl Cataneo 1816". Michele Cataneo was a Italian artist who worked in France.

The sitter, Charles Nollet, lived in Ghent and according to an inscription on the reverse of the miniature is said to be the inventor of the electric clock.

Literature: Les Peintres en Miniature p144. 933

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