A fine portrait miniature of a Gentleman

THOMAS FRYE (c.1710-1762)

A fine portrait miniature of a Gentleman

c. 1758 London

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Attributed to Thomas Frye, Circa 1758
A fine portrait of a Gentleman with hair en queue, wearing a gold trimmed blue coat and matching waistcoat, fine lace cravat

Original turned pearwood frame set in the original fish skin travelling case
The miniature is in excellent condition and although not signed shows the characteristics of Fyre’s signed examples—which are very scarce. Frye an Irish artist went to London where he befriended Reynolds. He patented a form of porcelain and became manager of the Bow china factory
Height 45.00 mm (1.77 inches)
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watercolour on ivory
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