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Enamel miniature - Miniature enamel self-portrait of Jean Petitot, the younger
  • Miniature enamel self-portrait of Jean Petitot, the younger
    Petitot, Jean Louis the Younger, born 1653 - died 1702
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Miniature enamel self-portrait of Jean Petitot, the younger

  • Object:

    Enamel miniature

  • Place of origin:

    France (Possibly. The artist also worked in London for periods of his career, made)

  • Date:

    1679 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Petitot, Jean Louis the Younger, born 1653 - died 1702 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Miniature enamel self-portrait set in crystal comfit box.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Emma Joseph

  • Museum number:

    P.52-1941

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case RMC, shelf 1, box 4

Physical description

Miniature enamel self-portrait of Jean Petitot, the younger, set in the lid of a circular crystal comfit box

Place of Origin

France (Possibly. The artist also worked in London for periods of his career, made)

Date

1679 (made)

Artist/maker

Petitot, Jean Louis the Younger, born 1653 - died 1702 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Miniature enamel self-portrait set in crystal comfit box.

Dimensions

Height: 1.25 in, Width: 1.125 in

Descriptive line

Miniature enamel self-portrait of Jean Petitot, the younger, set in the lid of a circular crystal comfit box. France, 1679.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1941, London: HMSO, 1954.

Materials

Crystal; Enamel

Techniques

Painting

Subjects depicted

Portrait

Categories

Portraits; Paintings; Eating; Food vessels & Tableware; Glass

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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