A portrait miniature en grisaille of a Gentleman

SAMUEL ANDREWS (c.1767-1807)

A portrait miniature en grisaille of a Gentleman

c. 1805 India

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A Gentleman three quarter facing to the right with long side whiskers, in coat, waistcoat and tied cravat
in later gilt-metal frame
Andrew is said to have been an Irishman by birth. By 1791 he was living and working in Madras, where he stayed in the same house as John Smart, the famous miniaturist. He painted miniatures in water-colour and en grisaille as seen the present example. He died early aged 40 in Patna, 1807.
Height 8.40 cm (3.31 inches)
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watercolour on ivory
Not signed but typical of Andrew's grisaille work painted when he was in India
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