Portrait of the Artist's Children Emma and Paul

Watercolor on ivory, gold mount, set in the cover of a composition bonbonniere | 6.3cm | c. 1795

Jean-Antoine Laurent

This sensitive depiction of his children exhibits Laurent's ability to portray the psychological interiority of his subjects, young or old. The miniature shows Laurent's son and daughter in white chemise gowns with green ribbon accents. They both hav...
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