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Captain Paul Mangin and his 2nd wife Anne Henreitte d'Aulnis de la Lande

Anne Henriette d'Aulnis de la LandeCaptain Paul Mangin 

    These two portraits were just recently auctioned off by UKAuctioneers. They were until then in possession of family.

They were sold for £ 3000, approximately $4,500 US. The description that was included in the lot follows.

  • CIRCLE OF STEPHEN SLAUGHTER (1697-1765)PORTRAIT OF CAPT. PAUL MANGIN; and of ANNE HENRIETTA MANGIN (nee D'AULNIS DE LALANDE)Two, each seated three quarter length, wearing a red suit and holding gloves; she wearing a blue dress, in a landscape126 x 101cm. and 124 x 96cm. (2)* Paul Mangin (1700-1797) was born in Cologne sur Laspree near Berlin but his family left Metz in France and settled in Lisburn in 1715 before moving to Dublin. Mangin became a captain in the 46th Regiment of Foot and his second wife, Anne (1714-1779), also from a Huguenot family in Metz, bore him three sons. Capt. Mangin died in Berlin and is buried with his wife in the French Cemetery in Peter Street, Dublin. His first wife was almost certainly Madeleine Crommelin, also from a notable Huguenot family.Provenance: By descent in the family of the sitters.++ Each lined and with replaced stretchers
  • Estimate: £3,000.00 - £5,000.00

I would like to thank Richard Kay of Lawrences Auctioneers, The Linen Yard, Crewkerne, Somerset, TA18 8AB for providing these images upon request.