14 October 1998
JEAN-PIERRE MENUSIER (1783 - c. 1819)
A young Lady, facing left in white silk dress with short puff-sleeves and long muslin sleeves, corded girdle, curly brown hair; cloud and sky background
signed 'Menusier.' (lower left) and dated '1813' (lower right)
oval, 1.5/8 in. (41 mm.) high, gold bezel, the reverse with two-colour sheaf of hair under glass
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E. Mannoni, 'La miniature ... cette méconnue', Art et Décoration, 258, illustrated in colour p. 92, fig. 20.
Paris, Galerie Marigny, Miniatures du XVIe au XIXe siècle, 1985, no. 188.
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