A fine portrait of a young Lady
A fine portrait of a young Lady

JEAN JACQUES KARPFF (1770-1829)

A fine portrait of a young Lady

c. 1810 France

Offered by Ellison Fine Art

£1,900 gbp
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She wears a white dress with pink sash
set into a gold hexagonal shaped mount
Three quarter length miniature portraits are rare.

Karpff studied in Colmar before enrolling in the Paris Académie school c.1790; here he was a pupil of David. In 1795 he returned to Colmar as drawings teacher at the École centrale. He was back in Paris in 1805 and became known as a history and portrait painter, miniaturist. He was nicknamed Casimir because his friends had difficulty in pronouncing his name
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Dimensions
Height 9.40 cm (3.70 inches)
Stock Code
4313
Medium
watercolour on ivory
Signed/Inscribed
signed on the obverse
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