Portrait Miniature of Queen Marie de' Medici Vellum Oils

Code: 10272


£700.00
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This is a nice and original early 17th-century portrait miniature, of Queen Marie de Medici (of France). She is painted on vellum in oils. The silver sanctuary frame is later, but a makes a fine home for this queen in exile! Originally this miniature would have been housed in a gold and gem set pendant frame, given by Marie to one of her supporters as a token of esteem.   

OBJECT: Portrait Miniature

CULTURE: Baroque France

DATE: c. 1620 - 1642 (frame 19th century)

SIZE: 57mm x 48mm (frame 72mm x 66mm)

WEIGHT: 45.10 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection

Portrait Miniature of Queen Marie de' Medici  Vellum Oils