500 New Acquisitions
Prices up to 500 EUR
500 - 1,000 EUR
1,000 - 3,000 EUR
3,000 - 5,000 EUR
5,000 - 10,000 EUR
10,000 - 25,000 EUR
25,000 - 50,000 EUR
over 50,000 EUR
very important paintings
WORKS OF ART
SAVE MONEY !!
1 EUR = 1 USD
Graff (fl. 1795/1800) "Portrait of a young aristocrat", important miniature!!, 1790/95
FINAL DISCOUNT PRICE= 2900 USD
( for EUR price see date rate )
Please note: Shipping and insurance costs are not included in this promotion, ONLY ITEM PRICES!
(please note additional 10% tax applies for transactions concluded within the European Union)
THE SELLER WILL COVER INSURED SHIPPING WITH REGULAR MAIL FOR THIS ITEM!
This miniature portrait is clearly signed "Graff", what as we thought initially indicates that we are dealing with a work of the famous Swiss-German portraitist Anton Graff. Berckenhagen in his Anton Graff's catalogue raisonne (1967) also lists several similiar miniatures on ivory. Nevertheless, the modern specialists in portrait miniatures question Anton Graff's authorship (the latter made only miniatures drawn with silver pencil on whitened parchment) and claim that real author of these, signed "Graff" miniatures on ivory was another Graff whose first name is still unknown. This group of miniatures (including three in our possession) shows strong French influence what could be a sign of artist's long stay (study?) in France. In each case it seems that he worked in different European countries. At 1800 he is mentioned as working at the Wuerttemberg court in Stuttgart.
Provenance: auction house "Schlosser" Bamberg/Germany, March 28th 2009, lot 407
Condition: good; in original German neoclassical frame
Creation Year: 1790/95
Measurements: UNFRAMED:5,0x4,0cm/2,0x1,6in FRAMED: 5,4x6,4cm/2,1x2,5in
Object Type: Framed miniature
Style: Portrait Miniatures
Technique: watercolor on ivory
Inscription: signed: Graff
To see other works by this artist click on the name above!
Creator Dates: was active btwn. 1795-1800
- We will cover shipping with regular registered mail (delivery between 7-14 days), as well as insurance costs for this item.
OBS: Austrian mail refunds cases of loss or damage with maximum EUR 500 to the US
(in Europe sometimes more, depending on destination).
- Full insured 2-3 days DHL service available upon request and subject to extra charges:
Click here for images free of watermark!
Click on images or on to see larger pictures!