Flemish School 1840. Portrait of Baron de Blochausen, painting

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Portrait du Baron Melchior Henri Ferdinand de Blochausen, en uniforme d'officier supérieur du 3ème régiment de hussards au service du Roi Guillaume des Pays Bas (Portrait of Baron Melchior Henri Ferdinand de Blochausen in Superior Officer’s Uniform from 3rd Hussar Regiment in service of King Willem of Low Countries)

Oil on canvas
Monogrammed ATL and dated 1840 lower right

Height: 84,5 cm (33-1/4 in.) - Width: 62,5 cm (24-1/2 in.)
Frame: 97,5 x 75,5 cm (38-1/4 x 29-3/4 in.)

Coat of arms: party of azur in three crowns misaligned of argent and argent sinople tree

Condition report:
The painting is on its canvas of origin, properly stretch. The painting is in fine condition, slightly dirty. Stretcher mark trace is visible and the varnish is a bit too shiny.
Melchior Henri Ferdinand de Blochausen (born in 1779 at Liège). The Captain is portrayed in the French unit for Nord region in France in 1814. Nominated Knight of the Legion of Honour during the Hundred Days, he signed the certificate only two years later. He was then Major in the King of the Low Countries service.

We would like to cordially thank Arnaud de Gouvion Saint-Cyr, Jean-Claude Dey’s assistant for the authentication of this portrait and coat of arms.

Provenance :

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2014030725