Antique French school late 1700s to early 1800s miniature portrait watercolor painting of a beautiful red headed woman. Her stunning red hair makes this portrait unique, set in a high pouf coiffure with lace cap and blue ribbon. Her blue gown with low cut 'risque' bodice with lace to semi expose her breasts. Signed at lower center right 'Maupois'. Housed under convex glass in a gilded brass or bronze surround mounted in a wooden frame. In overall good antique condition with general wear to the frame commensurate with age and use. Frame measures 4 1/4" x 3 3/4". The oval portrait measures 2 5/16" x 1 13/16" (sight).