A miniature portrait of a young girl

SAMUEL ANDREWS (c.1767-1807)

A miniature portrait of a young girl

1796 India

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£2,400 gbp
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A fine portrait of a young girl with long brown hair decorated with blue turban, wearing a white dress with matching blue ribbon waistband
in gold coloured frame

Andrews, an Irishman, moved to Madras in 1791, in 1795 he moved into the house that John Smart occupied where he advertised that he would attend to all orders for miniatures. By 1798 he moved to Calcutta. He died in Patna 1807.
Height 2.00 inch (5.08 cm)
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Watercolour on ivory
Signed indistinctly with initials on the obverse and dated, 1796
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