Monday, January 26, 2015

Elisabeth Louise Vigee-Lebrun (1755-1842)

From a self portrait. Elisabeth was one of the best known and most fashionable portraitist in 18th century France; her clients included the Queen Marie Antionette, whose portrait she painted 30 times. Available.

Julia Ingam

Julia Ingam. Available.

Andrew Robertson ((1777-1845)

Andrew was one of the finest Scottish miniature painters. This is from a self portrait. he worked in London most of his life and was the appointed miniature painter to the Duke of Essex. Available.

Elizabeth Lea Jaudon Bakewell (1827-1881)

Elizabeth was from a Philadelphia family. The original image was from the photo archives at the Library Company. Available.

Sara Goodridge (1788-1853)

This is from a self portrait. Sara was a leading miniaturist in Boston. She's now infamous for a miniature portrait of her breast, naming it "Beauty Revealed", that she had presented to a lover and that is now at the permanent collection of the Met in NY. Available.

Edward Miles

Edward Miles is currently being shown at the Princeton Art Council. Available.

Friday, November 21, 2014

Leigh Ann Melville (1790-1869)

From the Philly area, the original was found in the archives of The Library Company of Philadelphia. Complete November 2014. Available, contact the artist.