High quality miniature (gouache) on ivory was executed ca. in 1800-1810 by unknown German or Austrian artist , depicts a young gentleman with a letter or drawing portrait of his lady of heart. The miniature settled in a leather case with a mounted mirror on the left side and was probably as a memorable gift to this lady.
Technique: gouache on ivory, in a leather case, original octagonal faceted glass.
Measurements: painted in octogonal shape, 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).
Condition: in good condition.