PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANY EMAILS WITH NEGOTIATIONS OR LESS-PRICE OFFERS! High quality miniature portrait of a young woman holding in her hand a letter with illegible French sic!
It is a very rare work of Parisian portrait miniaturist of the early 19th century, N. According to Saur, the artist N. Freund was of German origin and was active in North Germany.
Obviously he was already active in the 1780s: his group portrait of Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette and Dauphin (Louis XVII) is housed in the Museum of Bordeaux. Similarly, Collection Tansey see our image nr. 9 is in possession of a very similar miniature that is considered to be a work of German artist Johann Christian Freund. It is unsigned, and we are certain that there is a misunderstanding in the old legend accompanying this piece: it is doubtlessly another work of "our" N. Measurements: UNFRAMED:6,4x6,4cm/2,5x2,5in FRAMED: 13,9x13,9cm/5,5x5,5in.
Technique: watercolor and gouache on organic wafer. Inscription: signed and dated: N. Themes: FRENCH GERMAN EMPIRE FEMALE PORTRAIT.This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "boris_wilnitsky_fine_arts" and is located in this country: AT. This item can be shipped worldwide.