Cat. No. 36
A fine portrait of Marie Antoinette in watercolour and pencil portrait miniature box.
The picture is housed in a natural material box.
This Portrate is a similliar to another portrait of Marie Antoinette (sold at ‘Bonhams’
Tusday 19th March 1996 lot number 28) - Portrate by JOSEPH BOZE depicting Marie Antoinette in lilac robe embroidered with gold fleur de lys, de’collete’ white dress piped with gold and with bow at her corsage, her powdered haire decorated with plumes....The reverse of the miniature is inscribed Roslin, there is no evidence to back this identification. Indeed the only other two miniatures ascribed to Roslin, in the Stockholm Museum, are now belived to be by another hand. Boze became the official painter of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette and held the title of war painter.
Measurements: 6.5cm in diameter, 1.6cm in height
Style: Portrait Miniature
Technique: watercolours and pencil portrait miniature
Provenance: Private Collection
Condition: In very good overall condition.
Please note: Shipping and insurance costs are not included in this offer.
(please note additional 16% tax applies for transactions concluded within Israel)
* 2-3 days door-to-door shipment, professionally packed and shipped with EMS worldwide: 87,78 GBP + insurance 1,8% of item price
* Cheaper alternative: professionally packed and shipped with regular Israeli mail - upon request under importantminiatures@.com (OBS: In this case maximal refunded insurance value is GBP 100).