"Pierre-joseph Dedreux-dorcy, "une Paire De Portraits Miniatures De Jeunes Beautés"."A pair of lovely girl portraits was executed by famous French genre painterPierre-Joseph Dedreux-Dorcy (1789 - 1874).He was born in Paris in 1789. He was the younger brother of the architect Pierre-Anne Dedreux (winner of the 1815 Prix de Rome), and uncle of the painter Alfred de Dreux. He studied for some time under Guérin. His paintings, one of which, called ´Bajazet et le Berger,´ is in the Museum of Bordeaux, are in the style of Greuze. He also painted, together with Géricault, a picture called ´La Baigneuse´. He died at Bellevue in 1874.
Dimension sans cadre: 6,3 x 7,5 cm.
Dimension avec cadre: 13,5 x 15 cm.