DUMONT François (1751-1831), PORTRAIT DE A LADY WITH A STRAWHAT, MINIATURE AND CHATELAINE CIRCA 1780

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

ARSTIST: DUMONT François (1751-1831)

SIGNED:

FRAME : Original gilded and chased frame said "fausse-montre" suspended on its "châtelaine", 18th. century

PORTRAIT SIZE: 4,8x3,8cm

FRAME SIZE: Cadre : 8x4,5cm ; Chatelaine long : 21cm

DESCRIPTION :

Beautiful portrait by François Dumont, painted around 1780, showing a Lady in bust, wearing a straw hat, wrapped by a blue silk, matched with her dress.

The miniature kept its frame of origin, says "fausse-montre" (false-watch) , finely chiselled of twigs and musical instruments.

It is hung on to a chiselled and golden "chatelain"e of the 18th century, as well as were worn those  "false watch" frames in the time.


CONDITION: Very good original condition. Cleaned by Dr. Bernd Pappe.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Bénézit, Lespinasse, Blattel, Schidlof, Darmon, Foster, Thème et Becker, Lemoine Bouchard, Bouchot, Pupil, Bernd Pappe, Bodo Hofstetter.

PRICE: 4600€