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Jean Feuille (fl. 1839/44 in Venezuela) "Female portrait", rare miniature on ivory, early 1840s
FINAL DISCOUNT PRICE= 2000 USD
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This miniature portrait of a relatively young woman in a black gown was executed (according to her dress and hairstyle) in the early 1840s. During this period the author worked in Venezuela.
Signed "Feuille" it is a work of French miniaturist Jean (Jean-Francois) Feuille, extremely rare on current antique market.
It seems the latter left France and came to the US already before 1819 - in this year he joined the french freemason lodge of Philadelphia. In 1832 he is in New Orleans where he is mentioned as a professional portrait miniaturist and engraver.
In 1839-1844 he lived in Venezuela, working as travelling miniaturist.
Works of his are to see in museum of New Orleans. See also our images nr.
Provenance: antique store in Nantes/France
Condition: fairly good; in original metal frame
Creation Year: early 1840s
Measurements: UNFRAMED:6,2x5,1cm/2,4x2,0in FRAMED: 11,3x10,4cm/4,4x4,1in
Object Type: Framed miniature
Style: Portrait miniatures
Technique: watercolor on ivory (oval)
Inscription: signed: Feuille; verso French text (dedication) dated 1849
Creator: Jean (Jean-Francois) Feuille
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Creator Dates: fl.1839/44-in Venezuela
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