A portrait miniature of an unknown Lady
A portrait miniature of an unknown Lady
A portrait miniature of an unknown Lady
A portrait miniature of an unknown Lady
A portrait miniature of an unknown Lady

CHARLES FORREST (worked 1765-1787)

A portrait miniature of an unknown Lady

1776 Dublin

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£750 gbp
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, set in the original frame with brooch clasp reverse
She wear low cut white dress trimmed with yellow, fine bonnet with floral veil

Forrest entered the Dublin Society's School of Figure drawing in 1765. He worked in chalk and pastel as well as watercolour on ivory. He exhibited miniatures at the Academy of Artists exhibition in Dublin in 1774 and at the Society of Artists in Ireland exhibition in 1780.

Signed and dated miniatures by Forrest are extremely rare.
Small blooms to the glass at noon.
Comerford Collection at the Irish Architectural Archives in Dublin, in 2009.
The Comerford Collection: Portrait Miniatures (Dublin, privately published, 2009), pp 7, 28 (# 83).
Dimensions
Height 4.20 cm (1.65 inches)
Stock Code
4574
Medium
watercolour on ivory
Signed/Inscribed
Signed with initials on the obverse and dated 1776
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