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Marie Antoinette (1755–1793), Queen of France

Artist:
Probably by Herman Verner (active 1784–1805)
Date:
1791
Culture:
French
Medium:
Pink wax on black ground; frame: wood with glass
Dimensions:
Framed: 7 5/8 × 6 3/8 in. (19.4 × 16.2 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Miniature
Credit Line:
The Glenn Tilley Morse Collection, Bequest of Glenn Tilley Morse, 1950
Accession Number:
50.187.40
Not on view
Very similar to a terracotta portrait by Nini (52.189.2).
Signature: On tranche of shoulder: Verner-fecit / 1791

Inscription: Inscribed in ink on back: MARIE ANTOINETTE / Signed Verner, Fecit, / 1791
Glenn Tilley Morse (until 1950; bequeathed to MMA)
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