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Miniature Painting of Young Child  c1830

Miniature Painting of Young Child c1830

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Directory: Fine Art: Paintings: Miniatures: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1146944

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A stunning miniature portrait painting, watercolor on natural organic material, of a beautiful young girl with hazel eyes. The artist has painted the sitter with a background of clouds against a blue sky, often thought to denote that the piece was done as a mourning keepsake.

The condition of the painting is excellent, with no chips, cracks, bowing, or restoration. This little gem is housed in its original cast bronze brooch, with a mother-of-pearl backing. The sight size is 1 5/8" by 1 3/8".