(338806) Antique Miniature Portrait of Madame (Juliette) Recamier in Ivory Frame

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    This is an antique miniature portrait of an elegant, young lady entitled "Madame Recamier". The piece is housed in an antique ivory frame. Its is a tribute to the famous painting of Recamier by François Gérard

    Jeanne Françoise Julie Adélaïde Récamier; 3 December 1777 – 11 May 1849), known as Juliette, was a French socialite, whose salon drew Parisians from the leading literary and political circles of the early 19th century. As an icon of neoclassicism, Récamier cultivated a public persona of herself as a great beauty and her fame quickly spread across Europe. She befriended many intellectuals, sat for the finest artists of the age, and spurned an offer of marriage from Prince Augustus of Prussia.

    François Pascal Simon Gérard (4 May 1770 – 11 January 1837), titled as Baron Gérard in 1809, was a prominent French painter. He was born in Rome, where his father occupied a post in the house of the French ambassador, and his mother was Italian. After he was made a baron of the Empire in 1809 by Emperor Napoleon, he was known formally as Baron Gérard.


    Great condition for its age. This piece measures approx 4.5"h x 4.5"w.


    This is an antique miniature portrait of an elegant, young lady entitled "Madame Recamier". The piece is housed in an antique ivory frame. Its is a tribute to the famous painting of Recamier by François Gérard


    Jeanne Françoise Julie Adélaïde Récamier; 3 December 1777 – 11 May 1849), known as Juliette, was a French socialite, whose salon drew Parisians from the leading literary and political circles of the early 19th century. As an icon of neoclassicism, Récamier cultivated a public persona of herself as a great beauty and her fame quickly spread across Europe. She befriended many intellectuals, sat for the finest artists of the age, and spurned an offer of marriage from Prince Augustus of Prussia.


    François Pascal Simon Gérard (4 May 1770 – 11 January 1837), titled as Baron Gérard in 1809, was a prominent French painter. He was born in Rome, where his father occupied a post in the house of the French ambassador, and his mother was Italian. After he was made a baron of the Empire in 1809 by Emperor Napoleon, he was known formally as Baron Gérard. 



    Great condition for its age. This piece measures approx 4.5"h x 4.5"w.


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