Cat. No. 63
Artist: Signed Raxas - RARE PORTRAIT MINIATURE of NAPOLEON’S SISTER, SIGNED. 1800: French portrait miniature of a young lady. Named on the reverse as Pauline Borghese Napoleon Bonaparte's sister. Signed on the left side 'Raxas':
Jose de Roxas y Sarrio (b. 1780)
Jose de Roxas y Sarrio was born in Alicante about 1780. He was a Spanish miniature painter, who was appointed a member of the San Fernando Academia in Madrid in 1817. Schidlof writes: "He was a skillful artist, who worked in the style of the French miniaturists at the Empire period".
Beautifully painted Circa 1800.
Creation Year: 1800
Measurements: 3 inches high (Painting)
Style: Portrait Miniature
Technique: watercolours/oil on Ivory
Inscription: Pauline Borghese Napoleon Bonaparte's sister
Provenance: Private Collection
Artist: Signed Raxas (lower left)
Condition: In very good overall condition.
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