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Pierre-Adolphe Hall (1739-1793) "Young lady with roses in her hair", superb miniature!!, ca 1790
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Offered here is a typical work (for comparison, see our images nr.8-19) of one of France's best late-18th-century miniaturists, Pierre-Adolphe (Peter Adolf) Hall.
Pierre-Adolphe (really Peter Adolf) Hall was born in 1739 in Boras , Sweden and died in 1793 in Liege.
After studying medicine in Uppsala and Greifswald, he went on in 1756 to study painting in Berlin, and in 1758 in Hamburg under K.F. W. Richard, then, between 1760 and 1766 in Stockholm, in the studio of the sculptor P.L'Archveque and of the painter in pastels, G. Lundberg.
In 1766 he received an order from the Court of Sweden to paint a portrait of the King Gustav III. Afterward, he want to Paris where, favoured by Roslin, he became an associate of the Academy in 1769 and official painter to the King for the miniatures he exhibited at the Salon in that year.
His Studio, in the Rue Neuve-des-Bons-enfants, was an artistic center frequented by Hubert Robert, Greuze, Mme Vigee Lebrun, etc.
The year 1784, however, set a difficult period in motion, and Hall went on to loose all of his capital between 1789 and 1793. Far from his family, he wandered during the last period from Aix to Brussels, Spaa, Maastricht and Liege.
Schidlof writes, "although Hall was Swedish by origin, he is considered as the greatest (!) French miniaturist of the second half of the 18th century".
Many of Hall's miniatures are in Louvre, the Wallace Collection (London), the National Museum of Stockholm, and other prominent international museums.
Provenance: private collection, Amilly, department Loiret, France
Creation Year: ca 1790
Measurements: UNFRAMED:6,7x6,7cm/2,6x2,6in FRAMED: 7,5x7,5cm/3,0x3,0in
Object Type: Framed miniature
Style: Portrait Miniatures
Technique: watercolor on ivory (round)
Inscription: indistinctly inscribed in lower left area
Creator: Peter Adolf (Pierre Adolphe) Hall
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Creator Dates: 1739 Boras-1793 Liege
Nationality: Swedish / French
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