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

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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