Describing picture

Discussion in 'Art' started by MML, Jul 12, 2018.

  1. MML

    MML Active Member

    Hello, I'm listing this picture to sell, but I'm at a loss at how to describe it and the frame. It's 13" by 15". Any ideas, thank you! DSC03915.JPG DSC03920.JPG DSC03922.JPG
     
  2. Bronwen

    Bronwen Well-Known Member

    Some famous aristocratic beauty of the 18th century. We have some people who are extremely good at tracking them down, so you may get a more precise answer. Such prints were once a fad in home decor.
     
  3. MML

    MML Active Member

    Thanks so much!
     
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  4. Aquitaine

    Aquitaine Is What It IS!!!

    Rather risque with the low bust line too!!!!!
     
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  5. clutteredcloset49

    clutteredcloset49 Well-Known Member

    The frame looks early 1900s - 1920s
     
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  6. moreotherstuff

    moreotherstuff Izorizent

  7. Debora

    Debora Well-Known Member

    A Google Image search identifies your work as a 1786 portrait of Sophie Potocka by the French school after Kucharsky.

    Here she is in color.

    Debora

    Sophie Potocka.jpeg
     
  8. MML

    MML Active Member

    Thank you for taking the time to find that. I just thought it was a random picture. I'll look into that information tomorrow. Thanks again!
     
  9. MML

    MML Active Member

    Thank you also for your help! Appreciate it!
     
  10. MML

    MML Active Member

    Would you say then that this print and frame is around 100 years old.
     
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