Miniature dolls house portrait . After Antoine Pesne (1683 -1757)
A miniarure portrait of Barbara Campanini, known as La Barberina, (7 June 1721 – 7 June 1799). Barabara was a famous Italian ballerina, one of the most important ballet dancers of the 18th century. Antoine Pesne was born in Paris, he first studied art under his father and uncle. From 1704 to 1710 he received a stipend for advanced training at the Acadamie Royale in Italy. In 1710, he was called to Berlin by King Frederick I of Prussia to become the court painter. As the director of the Berlin Academy of the Arts from 1722, Pesne became famous through his portraits of the Prussian royal family and their household. Many of his portraits hang in Berlin Museums and in Charlottenburg Palace. Painting in the baroque style, he is regarded as one of the fathers of rococo painting.
1/12 scale Size approx. 45mm x 57mm (1 3/4″ x 2 3/16″)
Presented in a miniature handmade wooden warm maple finished frame, all ready to hang.
Ideal for any Dolls house.