This delightful Austrian or German Biedermeier era pastel portrait on card or paper of a young girl dates to the early 19th century, circa 1830 to 1840. The very charming sitter is wearing a blue dress with two coral jeweled earrings and a coral beaded necklace with a large gold cross. Tucked under her right arm is a blue leather bound book with gilded edges. This enchanting portrait is housed behind old wavy glass and set within its original deeply reeded and ebonised frame. the portrait is unsigned and is unopened.
This is a highly detailed, decorative portrait by a very talented artist that will display excellently in any setting.
Measuring: Frame width 9.25 inch (23.5 cm) by height 11.25 inch (28.5 cm). Aperture width 6 inch (15 cm) by height 8 inch (20 cm).
Condition: Minor old repairs to the corners of the frame, old chip to the bottom right corner of the inner section of the frame (seen in image).
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