Johann Friedrich Beer (German, 1741-1804)
A Lady, standing in a landscape, holding a rose, wearing blue dress with white sash to her waist tied in a ribbon bow, multi-stranded gold-mounted pearl necklace, her hair worn to her shoulders and dressed with a white ribbon (crack to right side).
Signed on the obverse and dated Beer:/ 1800, gilt-metal frame; together with a portrait miniature of
a Mother and her two daughters, all wearing white dresses with black and gold embroidery and frilled lace trim, the mother, resting her left hand on a deck of playing cards and wearing diamond pendent earrings (Italian School, circa 1790), gilt-metal frame.
Oval, 60mm (2 3/8in) high and circular, 70mm (2 3/4in) dia. respectively (2)
Provenance: The former with Wachholz, Munich; The latter with Jutta Hansen, Karlsruhe.