“Girl in White Dress”
An antique watercolour miniature painting of a young girl wearing a white dress by Joseph Pastorini RA (c. 1773-1839).
Some other examples of works by this artist are included at the end of the photos.
Frame: The miniature is glazed and set within an oval frame. The reverse side is also glazed and contains a lock of hair and miniature pearl beads. There is also a small disc with the initials of the sitter.
Provenance: UK Private Collection.
Condition: Excellent condition.
Measurements: Overall measurement 7.5 x 6.1cm.
Biography: Joseph Pastorini was an Italian artist who made his home in England. In 1795 he joined the Royal Academy schools and exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1812 and 1834.