Portrait of Madame Visconti
Information about author
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.
On the right in the middle there is an author's inscription: H. Long
- The name of the person portrayed
- Giuseppa Carcano, marquise Visconti di Borgaroto
- Lifetime of the person portrayed