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Mlle Marie-Gabrielle Capet "Gentleman in park landscape", outstanding miniature!!! 1790/95 25000 EUR
Mlle Marie-Gabrielle Capet "Gentleman in park landscape", outstanding miniature!!! 1790/95
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Mlle Marie Gabrielle Capet (1761 Lyon - 1818 Paris) grew up in a very humble family, her father being a servant. About 1781 she went to Paris, where she joined the studio of Mme Labille-Guiard, and soon became the latter's friend, assistant and best friend. She exhibited from 1781 to 1785 at the Exposition de la Jeunesse, Place Dauphine, where her talent was soon noticed; in 1785 and 1786 - at the Salon de la Correspondance and, from 1791 to 1814 - at the Salon de Paris. It is only from 1791 that she exhibited miniatures besides pastels and oil portraits, although she had already painted sometime before that date. She did portraits of Mme Elisabeth de France, of Houdon, Mme Labille-Guiard, Suvée, Vincent.
*See also our image nr.13 with clips from N. Lemoine-Bouchard.
Condition: good, weak trace of restored vertical crack
Creation Year: 1790/95
Measurements: UNFRAMED:6,7x6,7cm/2,6x2,6in FRAMED: 8,0x8,0cm/3,1x3,1in
Object Type: Framed miniature
Style: Portrait Miniatures
Technique: box: lacque, tortoiseshell, gold mounting, glass; miniature: watercolor and gouache on ivory
Creator: Mlle Marie Gabrielle Capet
Creator Dates: 1761 Lyon-1818 Paris
OBS: Austrian mail refunds cases of loss or damage with maximum EUR 500 to the US (in Europe sometimes more, depending on destination).
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