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Oval miniature on ivory featuring a man in a black suit and orange jacket. He set is set on a monochrome, brown background. Fine touches of paint allow a modeled effect with shadows treated in bluish tones. On the reverse an inscription "David Schickler".
David Schickler (1755-1818) is one of the sons of a banker and founder of the Schickler bank. The family will be ennobled. He married Henriette Fischer. The miniature is set in gilted-bronze frame.
H: 1.85in. (4,7 cm) . l: 1.57in. (4 cm)