Portrait profile young girl Empire plaster Romain-Vincent Jeuffroy frame 19th

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Plaster portrait in profile of a beautiful young girl with an elegant haircut, signed Jeuffroy* and dated 1811, in a wooden frame, from the 1st Empire period at the beginning of the 19th century.

This profile is in good condition. Signed and dated 1811 under the bust.

A note: some old scratches and wormholes on the frame, wear and dirt from time, see photos.

* Romain-Vincent Jeuffroy (1749-1826)

is a French fine stone engraver and medalist. After Jacques Guay had stopped working, the Comte d'Angiviller attempted to revive fine stone engraving. He decides, by his promises, Romain-Vincent Jeuffroy to deliver it, but he does not keep his commitments. So he went to Rome, then to Naples where he spent ten years during which he produced many works, either intaglio or in relief, several of which are kept in Paris in the Department of Coins, Medals and Antiques of the Library. national of France. Back in Paris, he engraved a few portraits which ensured his reputation, but lacking work, he accepted the proposals of the King of Poland Stanislas II and went to settle in Warsaw in 1790. After his return to Paris, Jeuffroy was appointed member of the Institute in 1803. Among his portraits, we cite those of the King of Poland, Prince Lubomirski, Julie Clary, Queen Consort of Naples. Director of La Monnaie, he competed in the year XI for the design of the 5-franc coin. Romain-Vincent Jeuffroy was named Chevalier of the Legion of Honor in 1819. Works by this artist are kept at the British Museum in London.

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  • Cadre 9,8 cm x 9 cm
  • Diamètre vue 4 cm