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Antoine Pesne (1683-1757)-Studio "Princess Anna Amalia of Prussia", outstanding miniature!!, 1750s
Price: 10000 EUR
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This work was executed in the first half of the 1750s either by one of the pupils of Berlin court portraitist Antoine Pesne, or even by the artist himself (see our comparison image nr.8 and nr.11-15). It is a miniature portrait of an outstanding quality, depicting the younger sister of King Friedrich II ("The Great") - Princess Anna Amalia of Prussia (1723-1787; for her extensive biography, see our image nr.9).
The princess is posing in evening landscape, in front of her residence palace as a huntress taking a rest. She is shown holding a riffle, with a dog bracing against her knees and a hunting horn beside her; at a far distance, one also sees a running deer chased by a dog.
For Antoine Pesne's biography from Neil Jeffares' online edition of "The Dictionary of pastellists before 1800", CLICK HERE
Provenance: private collection, Czech Republic
Condition: good; in Neorococo ormolu frame with matting
Creation Year: 1750s
Measurements:UNFRAMED:9,9x7,5cm/3,9x3,0in FRAMED: 17,9x16,7cm/7,0x6,6in
Object Type:Framed miniature
Style: Portrait Miniatures
Technique: watercolor and gouache on thick ivory plaque
Creator: Antoine Pesne
Creator Dates: 1683 Paris-1757 Berlin
Nationality:French / German
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