A portrait miniature of an unknown Gentleman
A portrait miniature of an unknown Gentleman

SAMUEL COLLINS (1735-1768)

A portrait miniature of an unknown Gentleman

1758 Bath

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£680 gbp
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wearing gold trimmed lilac coloured coat

Collins was born in Bristol. He painted miniatures in Bath where, included amongst his pupils was the miniaturist Ozias Humphry. In 1762 he left Bath because of financial difficulties and moved to Ireland.
Comerford Collection at the Irish Architectural Archives in Dublin, in 2009.
The Comerford Collection: Portrait Miniatures (Dublin, privately published, 2009), pp 7, 21 (#45)
Paul Caffrey, John Comerford and the Portrait Miniature in Ireland c. 1620-1850, at the Kilkenny Archaeological Society, 1999, p. 23 Number 22, illustrated in colour on p. 34
Height 3.50 cm (1.38 inches)
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watercolour on ivory
signed on the obverse with initials and dated 1758
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