Portrait miniature (1) - Copper - Early 19th century

Description
Portrait miniature (1) - Copper - Early 19th century
Italy

Miniature portrait of a woman, painted on copper. Estimated dating: 1820s/1830s.

The miniature is mounted on fabric with a wooden frame (almost certainly not original). On back, you can see the current mounting seems to date back to at least 40/50 years ago, according to the type of paper used and its condition.
There is also an old handwritten label that reads ‘miniatura su rame - 1830’.

There are some scratches on the painting, but they are surface signs and almost only noticeable if you place the item at a specific angle to reflect the light.
You can see a more pronounced scratch between the hair and forehead of the subject.

Frame size: 16 x 11 cm
Miniature size: 7.5 x 5.0 cm

Lot details
No. of items
1
Object
Portrait miniature
Material
Copper
Estimated Period
Early 19th century
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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