Miniature on ivory "the harpist".
Circa 1800.

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Miniature on ivory "the harpist". <br> Circa 1800.
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A circular miniature depicting a three-quarter girl playing the harp. The young woman dressed in a wight dress in the antique style, the hair skillfully curled and enhanced with fine pearls stands out on a monochrome background. She sits on a green velvet armchair and the base of a column stands in the background. The young woman plays a finely carved harp painted with flowers. The miniaturist highlighted the gracious hands of the young woman whose wrist is girded with bracelets of fine beads.
Miniature on ivory. D: 2.95in. (7.5 cm)
Later blackened wooden frame. Frame: L 6.29in. (16 cm)/ l: 4.72in. (12 cm)/ 0.59in. (1,5 cm).
Circa 1800.


Miniature on ivory "the harpist".
Circa 1800.