October 26, 2016 (in progress)
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Lot 1076: A PAIR OF REGENCY REVERSE GLASS PAINTED PROFILES BY CHARLES ROSENBERG, BATH, FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY |(50 views)
Description: within a pressed papier-mâché frame, each with a paper label to the reverse printed Mr. Rosenberg of Bath PROFILE PAINTER to their Majesties and Royal Family begs leave to inform the nobility and gentry that he takes most striking likenesses in profile, which he paints on glass in imitation of stone that will never fade / time of sitting one minute / price from 7.6 to 11.0 family pieces whole lengths in various attitudes / NB likenesses for rings, lockets, trinkets, and snuff boxes
The frames with age cracks. The female portrait with losses/lifting to paint. Very pretty.
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Dimensions: each 13cm. high, 11.5cm wide; 5in., 4¼in.