F.M Martyn [autograph, ink.]
Pencil drawing with trace of red crayon to face, on artist's paper, mounted to album leaf with ink-ruled border. Sheet 280 x 205mm, 11 x 8". Light soiling; one stain, to image.
Sitter unidentified. An original sketch by Count Alfred Guillaume Gabriel d'Orsay (1801 - 1852), Paris-born artist and gentleman of fashion. His profile sketches of his contemporaries, to the number of 125, include among them nearly all the literary, artistic, and fashionable celebrities of that time.
[Ref: 21945] £230.00