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French School: portrait of a blue-eyed girl - miniature watercolour on ivory - France - circa 1790/1810

Lot reference 18366763
French School: portrait of a blue-eyed girl - miniature watercolour on ivory - France - circa 1790/1810

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Fine portrait miniature of a girl, French school dating back to the end of the 18th/beginning of the 19th century, as you can see from the attire and the wig.

The blue-eyed sitter, probably belonging to the middle class, is portrayed against a dark background in three/quarters position. The delicacy in executing the lace of the shawl is remarkable and the hair is carefully rendered.

The miniature's got a later frame with an oval brass internal edge and an intact oval glass. The watercolour was painted on an ivory wafer. Excellent condition of the miniature. The frame just needs a new upholstery on its back.

Dimensions of the miniature: approx. 7 x 6 cms
Dimensions of the frame: 11 x 9.8 cms

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