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Elisabeth of France 1764-94: PD.41-1948

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Elisabeth of France 1764-94


Miniaturist: Bodemer, Jacob Conrad


Legal notes

Bequeathed 1946, through the National Art Collections Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 42 mm
Width: 35 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1948) by Manuk, P. C. and Coles, G. M., Miss


Production date: AD 1800


This well-executed portrait is not taken ad vivum but from a painting of c. 1785-90. No doubt it was painted for a Royalist in exile.

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Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Enamelled : Enamel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: J. Bodemer
  • Location: Round edge centre right
  • Method of creation: Black
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1800
  • Location: Round edge centre right, following the above
  • Method of creation: Black
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Elizabeth de France / Sister of L XVI / Signed BODEMER / 1802
  • Location: Under the glass back of the frame
  • Method of creation: Ink on paper

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.41-1948
Primary reference Number: 17602
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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