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Jeanne-Henriette Rath (1773-1856) "Portrait of a Gentleman", fine miniature on ivory, early 19th c.

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Henriette (Jeanne-Henriette) Rath was born on May 12th 1773 in Geneva into a French family from Nimes. In 1789 she already was a known portraitist and drawing teacher in Geneva. In 1798 she came to Paris to be a pupil of the great Isabey. In 1799 she exhibited "une grande miniature" at Salon de Paris. In the following year we meet her again in Geneva, working at the "Academie de dessin des jeunes filles de la Société des Arts". In 1801 she once again showed her miniatures at the Salon de Paris.
In 1812, at the intercession of her fellow-countryman, goldsmith Duval, she was invited to work at the court of St. Petersburg, where she became a painter to the Empress-Mother. She had so many orders that she was able to acquire a considerable fortune. She remained in Russia for one year or a bit longer - in 1813 we meet her already in Bern, Switzerland where she portrayed Grand Duchess Anna Fedorovna of Russia. In 1815 she made a trip to Italy.
After returning to Geneva, Rath together with her sister Jeanne-Francoise moved into Chateau St. Loup near Versoix, that was acquired by their brother Simon (formerly Lieutenant-General in the Russian Army). The latter (he died in 1819) bequeathed to his sisters a great fortune, which permitted them - according to his wish - to found the Rath Museum in Geneva, which was inaugurated in 1826. For a long time the Rath Museum contained besides numerous other works of art, the important collection of miniatures and enamels of Swiss artists since transferred to the Museum of Art and History of Geneva.
In her technique, Schidlof says, Mlle Rath is similar to Rodolphe Bel (also Isabey's pupil).
Many of her works have found their place in the Museum of Geneva, as well as in other important international museums and private collections.

Our additional images show several other of Rath's miniatures.

This miniature is described in the dictionary "Les Peintres et Miniature actifs en France 1650-1850" by Nathalie Lemoine-Bouchard (published in spring 2008; p. 434).

Condition: fairly good; in original frame

Creation Year: early 19th Century

Measurements: UNFRAMED:7,0x7,0cm/2,8x2,8in FRAMED: 8,3x8,3cm/3,3x3,3in

Object Type: Framed miniature

Style: Portrait miniatures

Technique: watercolor on ivory

Inscription: signed: Rath

Creator: Jeanne-Henriette Rath
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Creator Dates: 12 May 1773 Geneva-1856 Geneva

Nationality: Swiss

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