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Karl Bechon (1732-1812) "Portrait of a Polish gentleman", miniature on ivory, 1806
Price: 2250 EUR
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Karl (Charles) Bechon was born ca 1732 supposedly in France, in the last reign years of King August III went from Dresden to Warsaw. From 1750 he worked for Warsaw court and taught drawing and miniature painting. The famous expert Lemberger considered Bechon one of the best miniaturists of his epoch. Another Expert, Schidlof, emphasizes the influence of Franz Xaver Lampi (son of J.B.Lampi, worked in Warsaw for a long time) and Josef Grassi on Bechon's oeuvre. Among the artist's "Russian" miniatures the portrait of Alexander Suvorov has to be mentioned first of all..
Creation Year: 1806
Measurements:UNFRAMED:5,2x4,2cm/2,0x1,7in FRAMED: 5,8x4,8cm/2,3x1,9in
Object Type:Framed miniature
Style: Portrait Miniatures
Technique: watercolor on ivory
Inscription:signed and dated: Bechon P(inxit) 1806
Creator: Karl (Charles) Bechon
Creator Dates: ca 1732 France (?)-1812 Warsaw
Nationality:French / Polish
OBS: Austrian mail refunds cases of loss or damage with maximum EUR 500 to the US (in Europe sometimes more, depending on destination).
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