A portrait miniature of a young boy
A portrait miniature of a young boy

JOHN BOGLE (1746-1804)

A portrait miniature of a young boy

1783 London

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A young boy wearing red jacket over yellow trimmed green waistcoat

Set in gold frame the reverse glazed to reveal brown silk

Bogle married in 1769, and in that year and the next exhibited miniatures at the Society of Artists in London from an address in Edinburgh. He then moved to London, exhibiting at the Royal Academy from 1772 to 1794, including a self-portrait of 1772. His address is given throughout this time as 1, Panton Square.
He painted a miniature of the novelist Fanny Burney in June 1783, and in 1790 he accompanied her to the trial of Warren Hastings in Westminster Hall.
He moved back to Scotland in 1800 with his wife and died in Edinburgh in 1803.
An English Private Collection
Height 35.00 mm (1.38 inches)
Stock Code
watercolour on ivory
Signed with initials on the obverse and dated 1783
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