Miniature Portrait on Ivory of Napoleon's Empress Josephine

Fabulous 19th century miniature water colour on ivory of Empress Josephine, first wife of Napoleon Bonaparte. Dressed in royal attire, this piece is masterfully painted by an accomplished artist after a famous painting of her. Her jeweled necklace is embellished with rubies, emeralds, and pearls and her tiara is encrusted with sapphires, rubies, and pearls. Her royal dress is accented with a divine lace stand-up collar and fashionable puff sleeves and empire style. Over her left shoulder, you can see a tiny bit of her ermine wrap. The portrait is housed in a luscious French bronze frame. Artist signed. Portrait measures 3.25" tall by 2.5" wide. Frame measures 4.75" tall (including bow at top ) by 3.25" wide. A true BEAUTY! A fabulous piece for collector's of portrait miniatures and Francophiles.

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Larie Allen Antiques


Larie Allen, Louisville, KY   

English, French, American Antiques and Collectibles

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