French Empire pencil drawing of a Putto in a helmet
An original oval pencil drawing from the French Empire period showing a young boy sitting on the outside of a military helmet with various military attributes in the background, an allegory of? The back of the period water gilded Empire frame bears a ‘Garde Meuble’ sticker indicating it was part of the French inventory of royal decorative arts. French circa 1810.
Dimensions: 12″W (30cm) x 10″W (25cm)