A 19th century portrait miniature of an unknown girl
A 19th century portrait miniature of an unknown girl

EDWARD BURCH (1730-1814)

A 19th century portrait miniature of an unknown girl

c. 1800 united kingdom

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£2,500 gbp
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Wearing white dress with large blue ribbon sash
Set in a gold coloured frame, the reverse with plaited hair embellished with four stars - possibly the age of the child

Burch studied at the St. Martin's Lane Academy. He exhibited at the Society of Artist's, 1760-69 and at the R.A., 1770-1808. He became a R.Al 1771 and librarian to the R.A., 1794. He was a sculptor, medallist a good gem engraver and also painted miniatures and exhibited an enamel at the R.A., 1792. His son, Henry Jacob Burch was also a miniaturist
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Bonhams, London, April 2002, lot 388
Dimensions
Height 6.00 cm (2.36 inches)
Stock Code
5247
Medium
watercolour on ivory
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