Antique French Grand Tour Souvenir Portrait Miniature, 18th Century Beauty, 19th Century. All items and photos are the express property of Antiques & Uncommon Treasure. No reproduction without prior written consent. We'll be sending out sale notices and special deals to our'Favorites' customers.
Looking for all the world to be a c. 1750-80s French Noblewoman, this stunningly beautiful portrait miniature in dore bronze frame would actually have been painted about a century later on, and painted for the Grand Tour tourist souvenir trade. Miniatures like this had great appeal, often were done after museum or palace paintings of important historical figures.This one has a stylization of several of the women of the Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette women. Beautifully done, very nicely preserved.
Full measurements noted on photos. Very good to excellent condition throughout, age and type considered.Nice heavy dore bronze oval frame and convex cover glass have kept this painting perfectly for some 170 to 150 years. No warp, delicate palette and artistry. We're easy to deal with. Our fine inventory is very important. And your ranking of our performance is also very important! We wish to keep our 4.9 - 5 star ratings in all categories. We always insure our items BUT, more importantly, pack them extremely well knowing that most are not replaceable. Please remember that when leaving DSR ratings. Icon here or above to see more of our inventory, offerings and venues.
We have a HUGE assortment of the finest antiques to be found online, all at your fingertips with Antiques & Uncommon Treasure. _gsrx_vers_631 GS 6.9.8b6 (631). This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "antiquesuncommontreasure" and is located in this country: US.This item can be shipped worldwide.