Avignon 1793 - Paris 1869
Portrait of a young woman with blue eyes and a brown curly hairdo, a coral necklace with three rows around her neck and a small cross in pendant.
Miniature of oval shape. Gilded and chased metal border.
Signed lower left and dated 1825.
H. 8,3 cm - W. 7 cm
Rectangular frame in natural wood (16 x 13 cm).
On Jean Joseph Bilfeldt, who exhibited at the Salon from 1822 to 1844, and whose portrait of the King of Rome is in the Wallace Collection, see Nathalie Lemoine - Bouchard, Les Peintres en miniatures, 1650 - 1850; p.97 - Paris 2008.