Portrait of children

"Oil on canvas signed Brunet, small accidents
19th century
Antique stamp with inscription in french "Constance Grunev (?) à l'âge de ... ans et son frère Edouard à ... ans"

Height 12,9 in x Length 9,4 in

Portrait of the Marquise de Lenoncourt

French School circa 1640, Presumed portrait of the Marquise de Lenoncourt, countess of Challant,
oil on canvas with its frame
inscription on the bottom of the canvas

Height with frame : 37,4 in
Length with frame : 33,4 in

Madonna with children Jesus and Saint John

Oil on canvas from the end of the 17th, beginning of the 18th century
Posterior gilded wooden frame

16,1 x 19,2 in

Athena, painted pannel

Italian school from the 18th century,
Large wooden painted pannel in a frontispece representing Athena

Height 75,9 in

Portrait of a young Englishman

English School from the 1840's
Portrait of a young man in the countryside
Watercolor on paper fixed on a wooden pannel, with its glass and gilded frame.

Height with frame : 16,1 in
Length with frame : 12,9 in

Portrait of a young Englishman, detail

Portrait of a lady with her child

French School from the Empire (circa 1800), Portrait of a lady with her child,
Oil on canvas, original gilded wooden frame.

Height 22 in x Length 17.7 in with the frame

Young ladies with birds

Two portraits, one representing a young lady unleasing a bird from its cage (the virginity), the other one representing a young lady holding a dove with a matching blue ribbon on her breast (the joys of marriage).
One of the portraits is signed M. and dated 1868 on the lower left corner.
Oil on pannels, gilded wooden frames.

Height 11.8 in x Length 10.2 in

Musician Venitian woman

Italian School (Ferrare ?), end of the 16th - beginning of the 17th century, Portrait of a muscian Venitian woman.
The woman's dress reveals fashion from the last decades of the 16th century. Just like in Titien's portraits (he died in 1576), the accent is put on the woman's psychology, with a rare expressivity for the periode !
Oil on canvas, gilded wooden frame

Height 34.2 in x Lengh 28.3 in

Libertine miniature

Miniature painted on paper figuring a libertine, galant scene.
Inscription in French : "Porte la moy, dépêche toy, car Cupidon me tue si je ne boy"
France, 18th century

Length 7.8 x Width 5.1 in with its (posterior) wooden frame
6.6 x 3.9 in without its frame