Brooch – Signed miniature on ivory
This beautiful brooch is a replica of the a self-portrait by Marie-Louise-Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun (1755 – 1842) of Paris, entitled “Self Portrait with her Daughter Julie” c1789, Musee du Louvre, Paris.
Set in silver within a marcasite frame, this signed miniature is exquisitely painted, and captures the love between this mother and daughter.
Age: 19th Century
Material: Silver, marcasite, oil on ivory
Weight and size: 16.1g, 5.5cm across