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Miniature watercolor portraits of Empress Maria Theresa of Austria and Queen Henrietta Maria. 1st item: Portrait miniature of Empress Maria Theresa (also known as Maria Therese) of Austria (1717-1780), at midlife, wearing powdered upswept wig or hairstyle, off the shoulder lace dress, jeweled tiara and brooch, and red wrap. Signed with artist monogram center right. Housed under glass with off-white velvet mat and later round giltwood frame. Sight – 2 1/2" H x 2" W. Framed – 6 1/2" H x 5 1/2" W. Note: Maria Theresa was the only female ruler of the House of Habsburg, and was the mother of Marie Antoinette of France. 2nd item: Portrait miniature of Queen Henrietta Maria (1609-1669), wife of Charles I of England, as a young woman with long auburn curls and wearing a white silk dress with pearls, lace and a jeweled cross brooch. Unsigned. Sight – 2 1/2" H x 2" W. Framed – 6 1/2" H x 5 1/2" W. Note: Henrietta Marie, daughter of Henry IV of France and Marie de Medici, was a staunch Catholic. This made her unpopular in England, where she was known as Queen Mary. However, the North American province of Maryland, where many Catholics settled, was named in her honor. Provenance: the estate of Dr. Howard T. DeHaven, Columbia, TN. CONDITION: Not examined out of frames. 1st item: Overall very good condition. 1/4" mark or scratch left of center. A few other tiny scattered scratches. 2nd item: A few small marks or scratches on either side of subject's head.