A head and shoulders portrait of a Young Lady
A head and shoulders portrait of a Young Lady

ANNIE DIXON (worked 1800-1899)

A head and shoulders portrait of a Young Lady

c. 1840 United Kingdom

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Head and shoulders dressed in low cut white dress - possibly her wedding attire, her long brown plaited hair adorned with white lace and red flowers, she wears a single diamond on a gold chain around her neck
set in a gilt-metal locket with silk reverse

Dixon was one of Britain's most successful female 19th century miniature painters. She moved around spending time in Horncastle, Hull, Lincolonshire and the Isle of Wight. She was instructed by Mrs. Dalton, the sister of William Charles Ross - whose works this portrait resembles. She exhibited an astounding 222 miniatures at the R.A.In her early career her sitter's were not titled but she rose up the ranks and painted many miniatures for the Royal family
Height 5.00 cm (1.97 inches)
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watercolour on ivory
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