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. This portrait of
was presumably done before his departure for America in mid-1781 but has been neither
located nor identified. It is probably this portrait that
refers to in his letter of 3 July 1782 to Jean de Neufville & Fils, below, where
he inquires about reimbursing the de Neufville firm for the “Expence . . . of the
Frame of my sons [picture]