English School, circa 1840
A pair of portrait miniatures of Amantine Lucile Aurore Dupin ('George Sand'), later Baroness Dudevant (1804-1876) and her husband, François Casimir, Baron Dudevant (17951871); the former, wearing white dress with lace collar, gold brooch, a blue and white striped shawl draped about her, her dark hair parted and upswept beneath a black lace Spanish-style veil, dressed with black orchids; the latter, wearing black coat, buff waistcoat, white chemise, blue and white embroidered stock and necktie, his brown hair parted to one side.
Rectangular gilt wood frame, velvet mount.
Oval, 82mm (3 1/4in) high
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