William Adolphe Bouguereau:
Miniature porcelain painting ‘The First Kiss’, framed

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Handmade | porcelain | painting frame | passé-partout | covered with glass | format 9,5 x 11 cm

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William Adolphe Bouguereau: Miniature porcelain painting ‘The First Kiss’, framed

The most beautiful depictions of angels in the history of art as the unique culture gallery: the miniature portrait was copied entirely by hand to fine Thuringian porcelain and fired 2 times. The porcelain painting is mounted on a golden passé-partout, put in a handmade painting frame and covered with glass for dustproof. Format 9,5 x 11 cm.

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Ceramic product made from kaolin, quartz and feldspar.

Porcelain is formed by turning or pressing. Figural representations are cast. Complex molds have to be cast in sections and then "applied". After molding, the pieces are dried and "burnt" at about 900 °C. After that, the glaze is applied and fired at temperatures between 1,240 °C and 1,445 °C. In major manufactures, the porcelain is painted by hand with each color separately and has to be burned in compliance with narrow temperature tolerances.

The porcelain was invented in China and became widespread in Europe in the 16th century. The first European porcelain factory was founded in Meissen in 1710.

Other famous European porcelain factories are Fürstenberg, Höchst, Schwarzburger Werkstätten, Lladró, Nymphenburg, KPM, Augarten, Sèvres, Limoges, Royal Copenhagen, Worcester. Individual factories label their products with the porcelain brands that serve to identify their origin.

Related links:
Schwarzburg Workshops of the Porcelain Art
Lladró

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