A fine French hand painted portrait miniature in a wood frame, circa 1900. Signed J. Bind. The portrait is of Princess Elizabeth of France, after the original painting by Adélaïde Labille-Guiard. Elizabeth was the younger sister of Louis XVI of France. See below for a brief biography. The miniature is 4 3/8" across by 5" high including the frame. With the original old French printed paper backing intact. We do not know what the portrait is painted on since the back is sealed and intact. Note: the frame has some blemishes, please see all photos. Guaranteed to be as described.
Élisabeth of France (Élisabeth Philippe Marie Hélène de France; 3 May 1764 – 10 May 1794), known as Madame Élisabeth, was a French princess and the youngest sibling of King Louis XVI. She remained beside the king and his family during the French Revolution and was executed at Place de la Révolution in Paris during the Terror. She is regarded by the Roman Catholic Church as a martyr and is venerated as a Servant of God.: Source Wikipedia
Antique Portrait Miniature Elizabeth of France Circa 1900