Bourgeois, Charles - portrait of young man

Painted in 1801 is this miniature portrait signed "C Bourgeios an 9", for Charles Guillaume Alexandre Bourgeois (1759-1832).

The wording "an 9" refers to year 9 of the Revolutionary Calendar that was used in France from 1793 to 1804. Thus this miniature was painted in 1801.

There are several miniatures in this style by Bourgeois in the Louvre.

For more about him see Charles Guillaume Alexandre Bourgeois - Wikipedia, the free ...

Literature" Les Peintres en Miniature p119. 1154

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