Princess Isabel

Auguste Petit1860/1869

Museu Histórico Nacional

Museu Histórico Nacional
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Bust of Princess Isabel, in 3/4, slightly turned to the right. Thin, long face and nose. Light brown hair, pulled back, blue eyes slightly turned up, flushed face and smiling expression. He wears a black dress with puffed sleeves and a collar finished with fine lace of the same color. In the center of the collar, a heart-shaped diamond brooch. Olive background. Author's signature on the right side in black ink: "AUGUSTE PETIT".
Princess Isabel Cristina of Orleans and Bragança (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil July 29, 1846 - Eu, France, November 14, 1921), daughter of D. Pedro II and D. Teresa Cristina.


  • Title: Princess Isabel
  • Creator: Auguste Petit
  • Creator Lifespan: 1844 - 1927
  • Creator Nationality: Francês
  • Creator Gender: Masculino
  • Creator Death Place: Rio de Janeiro
  • Creator Birth Place: Chatillon-Sur-Seine
  • Date Created: 1860/1869
  • Physical Dimensions: 59 x 50 cm
  • Type: Painting
  • External Link: Museu Histórico Nacional
  • Medium: Oil on canvas

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