A portrait miniature of an unkwon Officer
A portrait miniature of an unkwon Officer
A portrait miniature of an unkwon Officer

ENGLISH SCHOOL (18th Century )

A portrait miniature of an unkwon Officer

c. 1785 United Kingdom

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£2,200 gbp
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Wearing scarlet uniform with yellow facings, frilled cravat and black stock, a black tricorn hat.
Set in the original frame, the reverse with seed pearl monogram PW on blue glass medallion surrounded by further seed pearls, locks of brown hair tied with seed pearls and gold wire on opalescent glass.

Even though the sitter and artist remain presently unknown this is a fine portrait which is well executed.
European Lady: Christie's, 21st April, 1988, London.
Comerford Collection at the Irish Architectural Archives in Dublin, in 2009
The Comerford Collection: Portrait Miniatures, (Dublin, privately published, 2009) pp. 9, 42 (#164).
Dimensions
Height 7.00 cm (2.76 inches)
Stock Code
4655
Medium
watercolour on ivory
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