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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
|Height||9.40 cm||(3.70 inches)|