Collection

Portrait of Madame Visconti

H. Long

  • Portrait of Madame Visconti 2
  • Portrait of Madame Visconti 3
Basic information
ID
Г-III-3
Author
H. Long
Name
Portrait of Madame Visconti
Date of creation
mid-19th c.
Technique
painting
Material
ivory gouache watercolor
Dimensions (height x width, cm)
9.2 x 7.4
Information about author
Author
H. Long
Biography
There is no information about the author’s biography.
Object description
The miniature replicates a picturesque portrait by Francois Gerard of 1810; it is stored in the Louvre. The picture represents a knee-length image of a woman in a white Empire silhouette dress in the background of a mountain landscape. Dark hair is styled according to the fashion of the Napoleonic era. The frame is ornamented; it is made of brass.
Inscriptions
On the right in the middle there is an author's inscription: H. Long
Portrayed person
The name of the person portrayed
Giuseppa Carcano, marquise Visconti di Borgaroto
Lifetime of the person portrayed
1760–1840