Portrait miniature of a young gentleman with a letter
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High quality miniature (gouache) on ivory was executed ca. in 1800s by unknown German or Austrian artist , depicts a young gentleman with a letter or drawing portrait of his lady of heart and I t settled in a leather case with a mounted mirror on the left side as a memorable gift to the lady.
Technique: gouache on ivory, in a leather case.
Measurements: painted in octogonal Form, image w 2 1/8" x h 2 1/2" (5,5 x 6,3 cm), the case (closed) w 2 3/4" x h 3" (7 x 7,5 cm).