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Pierre Paul Emmanuel de Pommayrac, a French Oil Painting

Origin France
Period 19th Century
Materials Giltwood, Paint
W. 25 in; H. 29 in; Diam. 2 in;
W. 63.5 cm; H. 73.66 cm; Diam. 5.08 cm;
Condition Good.
Creation Date 1877
Description Pierre Paul Emmanuel de Pommayrac (French, 1807-1880) "He loves me, He loves her not", circa 1877.

A French oil painting on board by a Miniaturist Master Painter, depicting two elegant woman with a dog hound in an interior scene. Exceptionally painted faces and hands, with fine attention to the woman's' silk dresses. In original gilt-wood frame.

Signed and dated 'P. de Pommayrac / 1877.' (lower right)
Oil on panel.

Pierre Pommayrac is a student of Baron Gros in Paris and the miniaturist Lizinka de Mirbel. He specializes in miniature portraits and exhibited at the International Salons from 1835. He was also awarded and decorated with the Legion of Honor in 1852.

In 1855, Pommayrac exhibited a portrait of Emperor Napoleon III at the Paris Salon, under no. 3821/1. In 1861, a portrait of Empress Eugenie was exhibited. He executed many aristocratic portraits including those of Madame de Montijo and the Duchess of Alba, the mother and sister of the Empress Eugenie respectively.

Panel size: 26" high x 21" wide
Overall with frame: 29" high x 25" wide

Good condition overall. Minor crack to borders of panel, not noticeable. See photos for condition.
Styles / Movements Other
Incollect Reference Number 339562
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