LEFEVRE D'ORGEVAL André Claude Martin , PORTRAIT OF A LADY WITH HER DOG , MINIATURE CIRCA 1750

TECHNIQUE: Watercolor and gouache on velum, protected under glass

ARSTIST: LEFEVRE D'ORGEVAL André Claude Martin

SIGNED:

FRAME : Rich chiseled and gilded ormolu frame decorated with doves and garlands of flowers, 19th c.

PORTRAIT SIZE: 5cm

FRAME SIZE: 14x9cm

DESCRIPTION :

Miniature by André Claude Martin Lefèvre d'Orgeval, circa 1750, showing a young Lady dressed as a shepherdess , a dog (symbol of fidelity), placing its head on her knees.

Lefèvre d'Orgeval was one of the great Parisian miniaturists during the reign of Louis XV, he was, among others, a painter in miniature and in large for the House of Condé.

The Tansey Foundation conserves a series of Lady's portraits circa 1750, by Lefèvre d'Orgeval, quite similar to this miniature.


CONDITION: Very good original condition

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Bénézit, Lespinasse, Blattel, Schidlof, Darmon, Foster, Thème et Becker, Lemoine Bouchard, Bernd Pappe

PRICE: 1800€