Century French hand-painted watercolor portrait miniature of Jeanne Bécu, Comtesse du Barry. Sitter is identified on the back. This exquisite, heavy, highly detailed (brass or gilt bronze) frame weighs 5.5 ounces, and measures 5 1/4 inches high by 3 1/4 inches at the widest point. The painting is protected under glass, and the frame is equipped for wall mounting.This is truly a fine antique portrait miniature of exceptional quality. This painting has not been examined out of its frame, only with a loupe through the glass. We see no abrasion of paint loss from within the frame. The painting appears to be in excellent condition. The frame is in excellent condition as well.
Most of our miniatures are acquired from Estates of collectors. We specialize in fine portrait miniatures from the late 1700s, 1800s and early 1900s.
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