A fine portrait miniature of an unknown Gentleman
A fine portrait miniature of an unknown Gentleman
A fine portrait miniature of an unknown Gentleman
A fine portrait miniature of an unknown Gentleman

JAMES SCOULER (worked c.1760-1800)

A fine portrait miniature of an unknown Gentleman

1794 United Kingdom

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Wearing a blue coat, white waistcoat and tied white cravat
, set in the original frame, the reverse with gold monogram WJ on blue glass, within plaited hair border

Scouler was the son of an organ maker and music shop keeper. He trained initially at the St Martin's Lane Academy and in 1755 he was awarded a premium by The Society of Arts for a drawing. Scouler threw himself into the London art scene, exhibiting at numerous institutions including the Royal Academy between 1780 and 1787
Comerford Collection at the Irish Architectural Archives in Dublin, in 2009
The Comerford Collection: Portrait Miniatures, (Dublin, privately published, 2009) pp 11, 55 (#240).
Dimensions
Height 5.40 cm (2.13 inches)
Stock Code
4731
Medium
watercolour on ivory
Signed/Inscribed
signed and dated 1794 on the obverse
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