ITALIAN SCHOOL, Early 19th Century. F. FABRONI. Presumed Portrait of Catherine William Gray, Wife of Prince Achille MURAT


ITALIAN SCHOOL, Early 19th Century. F. FABRONI

Presumed Portrait of Catherine Willis Gray, Wife of Prince Achille MURAT, in red dress and 3/4 profile

Rectangular miniature on ivory, signed, dated 1819 and located “London” on right

Presented under glass within a case’s exterior sheathed with red Moroccan leather, interior lined with ivory-colored silk and clasp with two hooks

Height: 8,5 cm (3-1/3 in.) - Width: 7 cm (2-3/4 in.).

Good condition

Prince Achille, son of King MURAT, married in Tallahassee, Florida, Catherine Willis Gray (1803-1867, great grand-niece of the American President George Washington (1732-1799) on July 12, 1826. The marriage had no issue and the prince titles for Prince Achille were transmitted upon his death to his younger brother, Lucien Murat (1803-1878).

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2013030374