David Anthony
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1900 item #1335969
David Anthony
$310.00
This miniature gouache on ivory painting is exciting because it is not a portrait of a person as these things so often are. Instead we have a second half 19th C. reproduction of Dutch painter Frans Hals' (c. 1582 - 1666) well known The Merry Drinker ( c. 1628-30). As Walter Liedtke states in a Metropolitan Museum of Art essay on Hals, he was second only to Rembrandt and Vermeer, but also was closely studied by the burgeoning cadre of impressionist painters from the Continent and America...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1900 item #1335394
David Anthony
$100.00
Miniature portrait plate of male courtesan or military figure, 19th C hand painted with excellent detail. Over all condition is good, minor blemishes. Fake British Registry mark on back. Lighting washes out some of the surface for which we will provide updated photos. Dimension: 2 5/8" d
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1900 item #1335380
David Anthony
$495.00
A nicely painted miniature portrait in watercolor on ivory of Queen Louise of Prussia (1776-1810) whose reverence by Germans continued for generations after her meeting with Napoleon in 1807 beseeching him to grant lenient terms to the Prussians after their decisive defeat. The portrait is framed in ivory with brass liner. Condition is excellent. We date this portrait to the 3d quarter of the 19th C...