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

FREDERICK BUCK (1771-c.1839)

A portrait miniature of a young boy

c. 1800 Ireland

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in green coat and white chemise
set in the original gold mount with gold monogram TH on plaited hair

Frederick Buck was a most prolific artist working in Cork, renowned for his portraits of military sitters, whom he painted before they parted for battle. It is unusual to find works of civilians by him.
Some circular dots of paint loss on the coat
Comerford Collection at the Irish Architectural Archives in Dublin, in 2009.
Paul Caffrey, John Comerford and the Portrait Miniature in Ireland c. 1620-1850, at the Kilkenny Archaeological Society, 1999, p. 55, Number 100 illustrated in colour p. 45.

The Comerford Collection: Portrait Miniatures (Dublin, privately published, 2009), pp 8, 30 (# 99).
Height 5.00 cm (1.97 inches)
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watercolour on ivory
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