C. Vernet (Prussian, active early 19th Century) A Lady, wearing blue dress and ochre-coloured cloak over her left shoulder, her hair dressed in ringlets, plaited and piled high
Lot 191*Y
C. Vernet (Prussian, active early 19th Century) A Lady, wearing blue dress and ochre-coloured cloak over her left shoulder, her hair dressed in ringlets, plaited and piled high
Sold for £7,800 (US$ 13,110) inc. premium
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C. Vernet (Prussian, active early 19th Century)
A Lady, wearing blue dress and ochre-coloured cloak over her left shoulder, her hair dressed in ringlets, plaited and piled high.
Signed on the obverse with initials CV, gilt-metal frame.
Circular, 62mm (2 7/16in) dia.

Footnotes

  • Vernet was born in Königsberg (now Kaliningrad) and studied under Anna Dorothea Terbusch in Berlin. He worked back in his native Prussia as well as in Russia. Schidlof describes him as "An excellent miniaturist some of whose works are reminiscent of Guérin in his first style".
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