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An Unknown Lady
  • Jean-Baptiste Isabey (1767 - 1855)
  • An Unknown Lady
  • France
  • c. 1820
  • Miniature
  • Painted on paper
  • Image size: 13.6 x 9.8 cm
  • Signature: 'J. Isabey'
  • M220
  • West Gallery II
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  • The sitter in this minature has not been identified. This miniature demonstrates how, by using gauzes to mask some less attractive features, such as a double chin, Isabey could gently flatter a sitter.