Edmé QUENEDEY (1756-1830)
Portrait of a napoleonic officer of 1st Empire drawn and engraved by Edmé Quenedey, Paris, 1809Physionotrace drawn and engraved by Edmé Quenedey rue neuve des Petits-Champs n°15 Paris in 1809
5,9 cm diameter (engraving size only) - Framed : 16,7 cm x 12,7cm
Prestigious Count Sforza collection
Wooden gilt and black frame
Physionotrace drawn and engraved by Edmé Quenedey in good condition (some rednesses) in a wooden modern frame. Produced in 1809 (1st French Empire period).
This is the portrait of a 1st young French Empire Officer.
A good looking man perfectly drawn and engraved by Quenedey (see the details of the hair and military dress by example). £Handsome, the napoleonian officer portrayed here has already proven his moral qualities. He seems to wear the « Légion d’honneur », a french military decoration attributed to deserving important persons.
Comes from prestigious Count Sforza Collection, important diplomat who fighted Fascism.