A charming portrait of a young boy
A charming portrait of a young boy
A charming portrait of a young boy
A charming portrait of a young boy

RICHARD COSWAY (1742-1821)

A charming portrait of a young boy

c. 1765 United Kingdom

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with short brown curling hair, wearing a blue tunic with fine Van Dyck collar made of lace
set in the original gilt-metal frame

This is a delightful portrait from Cosway's early career before he introduced the use of Antwerp blue in his backgrounds
Minor paint loss to the border at the base of the portrait
Comerford Collection at the Irish Architectural Archives in Dublin, in 2009
The Comerford Collection: Portrait Miniatures, (Dublin, privately published, 2009) pp 10, 52 (#217) erroneously described as by Richard Crosse.
Dimensions
Height 3.50 cm (1.38 inches)
Stock Code
4708
Medium
watercolour on ivory
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