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

A portrait miniature of an unknown Gentleman

1786 United Kingdom

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set in later 9ct gold frame Birmingham 1950

This miniature was executed in the same year as Mozart's comic opera about oppression, The Marriage of Figaro, appeared.

This miniature falls into Plimer's early works, which up to circa 1789 were signed and dated, after that time he ceased to sign or date.
Minor mould above sitter's head and on hair line
Comerford Collection at the Irish Architectural Archives in Dublin, in 2009
The Comerford Collection: Portrait Miniatures, (Dublin, privately published, 2009) pp 11, 62 (# 279).
Dimensions
Height 4.00 cm (1.57 inches)
Stock Code
4770
Medium
watercolour on ivory
Signed/Inscribed
Signed with initials AP on the obverse and dated 1786
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