Miniature on ivory "The harpist", 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. The black wooden frame has been added later. Circa: 1800
Price : 1600 €
Period: 19th century.
Materials: ivory, wood.
Dim. miniature: Diam 2.95in (7.5 cm).
Dim. frame: H 6.29in. (16 cm)/ W 4.72in.(12 cm).