1770-80s French Portrait Miniature of a Woman, King Louis XVI, Marie-Antoinette Era in Frame. 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.
Signed by artist but unreadable, but we know it is aesthetically'school of Mosnier', c. Jean Monier (or Mosnier; 16001656) was a French painter. He was born and died in Blois.This is a beautifully accomplished personal portrait of a woman. Her dress and style of hair put her in c. 1770-80s, the time of King Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette. She is French, likely a courtier. But we have no ID for her.
There are later souvenir paintings done "aprés" (after) famous paintings a Grand Tour traveler might have enjoyed at the Louvre, and then there are these direct personal paintings of a living individual in their time. Very good to excellent, without any loss to the superb painting. No chips, no cracks, no hairlines. While these were often backed by a silver foil, someone has put in a replacement foil as you can see. That makes the portrait brighter, reflecting light through the very thin wafer upon which she's painted (gouache or watercolor).
She displays elegantly, nice wood grain, and she only needs a bale for that loop up top, or an easel. Measurements are noted on our very enlarged photos.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.
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This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "antiquesuncommontreasure" and is located in San Marcos, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.