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ea. 19th c Miniature Portrait of a Royal Lady by Emanuel Thomas Peter, Austria

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A Very Rare Wonderful signed Miniature Portrait
of a Beautiful and Nobel Lady,
by Emanuel Thomas Peter, born in 1799 in Krnov, Austria,  
into an artistic family.

In 1818 he moved to Vienna to study painting
at the Vienna Academy and was a student of
Moritz Michael Daffinger (1790-1849).
He rose to great esteem in 1840's & 50's
when he made his most famous paintings.
Including among Austrian Nobility.
He died in 1873 at age seventy four.

The beautiful Blue eyed Lady in this miniature Painting
is wearing her hair and velvet clothing from the styles of the early to mid
19th c. with her large gold & pearl earrings.
Probably from Austrian 
Nobility she carries her look of Royalty.
The watercolor gouache painting is signed by the artist on the
lower right side of the piece.

She is a miniature under glass
with a leather back, presently set
in a 19th c. miniature frame, held in place
with 2 small nails. (can easily be removed)
Paintings by this artist bring prices over $20,000.00

Condition:  Good original condition showing a little
                 discoloration in the lower right corner.
                 The frame is a little later than the image
                 and is in good used condition.
                     Image  appx.     3 3/4" x 3"
                     Leather back     4 5/8" x 3 3/4"
                     Frame size         6 7/8" x 5 7/8"
                                                                                                                  id.   150               loc. F