A Tiny German Gentleman
A charming early to mid-19th century miniature depicting a young German gentleman in a dark suit and white shirt. His cheeks are pink and he carries a slightly sorrowful expression.
Intriguingly, on the back there’s some beautifully calligraphed script, which we believe is written in German. Perhaps a letter?
Oil on board
|Size including frame||
5½” x 4⅓” / 14cm x 10.5cm
|Year of creation||
c. 1800 - c. 1850
Artwork in fair condition with some craquelure and the frame has some aged-related wear. Nails and hanging clip were added later.