FRENCH SCHOOL 18th CENTURY, PORTRAIT OF VOLTAIRE CASTIGATE JUSTICE, SATIRICAL MINIATURE

TECHNIQUE: Watercolor and gouache on ivory, protected under a convex glass

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FRAME : Gilded circle metal mount

PORTRAIT SIZE: 7cm

FRAME SIZE: 9cm

DESCRIPTION :

Strange miniature of the end of 18th century, showing Voltaire rides a donkey dressed as a magistrate. Around him, in baskets, his literary work. The famous philosopher castigate a caricature of justice of a branch of laurel (from his glory).


CONDITION: Very good original condition, dust

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PRICE: 1800€