Georgian Silhouette Miniature of a Young Girl Louisa Robins (1 of 3)
Georgian Silhouette Miniature of a Young Girl Louisa Robins (2 of 3) Georgian Silhouette Miniature of a Young Girl Louisa Robins (3 of 3)

Georgian Silhouette Miniature of a Young Girl Louisa Robins

Ref: HEA/Mini / LA103815

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Description

Georgian Silhouette Miniature picked out with gold one of three from the same family all c 1810-1820
Silhouettes, which were called profile miniatures or shades, were painted on paper, plaster, and ivory, and reverse-painted on glass.The black pigment used was generally made of lamp black mixed with beer, though fine details were sometimes done with India ink. Bronzing – the technique of adding details in gold against the black – was done using either gold or bronze powder mixed with gum arabic. Frame has an acorn finial


Condition

All as per photograph