High qualitative early miniture on ivory of a mother and child with a garden background was executed in 1830 by listed British miniature artist Noel N. Carter , who was active in London in 1820 to 1830, his minitures are influenced by the French school . He exhibited his miniatures at the Royal Academy in 1823-1833. Some of them situated in the renown collection Hébert, Paris.
Literature: ( in French): E.Benezit "Dictionaire des peinters..", Paris,199; (in German): Thieme/Becker "Allgemeines Kuenstlerlexikon"(in German), Lepzig, 1999; "AKL, Allgemeines Kuenstlerlexikon" (world biographical dictionary of artists" by K.G. Saur , 2005.
Inscription: signed and dated 1830 by the artist on the reverse of cover.
Technique: gouache on ivory. Original period bronze fire-gilded matt and frame .
Measurements: unframed 2 1/3" x 3 " (5,6 x 7,5 cm), framed w 4 7/8" x h 5 1/4 " (12 x 13,4 cm)
Condition: in the good condition.