Miniature portrait on vellum by Colot (1793)

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Fine miniature portrait on vellum of a red haired woman in a pleated bonnet with matching collar. Framed in an oval format within a scroll work border. Re-mounted in a parcel gilt molding with silk spandrel under UV glass.

Signed by the artist; “Colot, facit.“ and monogramed with the sitters initials & crest with cornet, and dated 1793.

Colot is a referenced artist in, “Les Peintres en miniature, 1650-1850” (Lemoine-Bouchard, 2008).

France, 1793 (The year of the reign of terror)

Materials: Vellum, Gouache

Dimensions: 5” x 6” (oval format)

SKU: 1172

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