Portrait miniatures of Emperor Napoleon & Josephine c, 1799 - 5 1/2 x 4"Portrait miniatures of Emperor Napoleon & Josephine c, 1799 - 5 1/2 x 4"Portrait miniatures of Emperor Napoleon & Josephine c, 1799 - 5 1/2 x 4"Portrait miniatures of Emperor Napoleon & Josephine c, 1799 - 5 1/2 x 4"

Portrait miniatures (Napoleon-Eugene Delacroix, Josephine -Francois Gerard) Gouache or pastel laid down on wood.
Reticulated copper floral frames with a floral design previously gilded.
Eugène Delacroix, in full Ferdinand-Eugène-Victor Delacroix, (born April 26, 1798, Charenton-Saint-Maurice, France—died August 13, 1863, Paris), the greatest French Romantic painter, whose use of color was influential in the development of both Impressionist and Post-Impressionist painting. His inspiration came chiefly from historical or contemporary events or literature, and a visit to Morocco in 1832 provided him with further exotic subjects.
François, Gérard, in full Baron François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, (born May 4, 1770, Rome, Papal States [Italy]—died January 11, 1837, Paris, France), Neoclassical painter best known for his portraits of celebrated European personalities, particularly the leading figures of the French First Empire and Restoration periods. A favorite of the revolutionaries, he also was acclaimed by Napoleon I and his circle, executing portraits (e.g., Josephine Bonaparte, 1799) and historical pieces (e.g., Battle of Austerlitz, 1808).
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CONDITION: 1/16" x 1" area scraped away to the left of the Napolean figure, Previous gilding removed or polished away from frames.
DIMENSIONS: Including frames 5 1/2 inches High x 4 inches wide.
WEIGHT: 8 ounces (together).

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ITEM ID
113318
STYLE
Figurative, Figurative Art, Miniature, Neoclassicism, Portrait, Realism, Realist
AGE
18th Century
THEME
French, Historical, Traditional
COLOR
Black, Blue, Green, White, Yellow
MEDIA
Gouache, Pastel
GENRE
Old Masters
ORIGIN
France • French
ITEM TYPE
Antique

Portrait miniatures of Emperor Napoleon & Josephine c, 1799 - 5 1/2 x 4"

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