This portrait miniature, which depicts Marie Antoinette, is after a famous original by Le Brun. The current miniature is finely and skillfully painted, rendering an accurate representation of the former French Queen in beautiful and delicate tones. The miniature is held within an ornate gilt metal frame, finished to its front with guilloché enamel and set throughout with foliate forms.
The painting is signed lower right ‘Schilt / de Sèvres’.
Frame- Height 35cm, width 24cm, depth 2cm
Sheet- Height 20cm, width 13cm