Early 19th Century Painting on Ivory in burled wood frame.
A miniature painting on ivory, it dates early 19th century, France. The painting depicts a delightful narrative of two ladies sharing a conversation about a book. The painting is a soft combination of muted tones of orange, red, brown, peach and blue on ivory. The brush work is rather fine and detailed, it is carefully rendered to show the liveness of everyday people at the time. The painting lies under glass, with a white border and square shaped frame.
Measures: 3 1/4 inches x 4 1/2 inches