A portrait miniature of Gentleman with auburn hair
A portrait miniature of Gentleman with auburn hair
A portrait miniature of Gentleman with auburn hair

ALFRED EDWARD CHALON R.A (1780-1860)

A portrait miniature of Gentleman with auburn hair

c. 1835 United Kingdom

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£550 gbp
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Chalon was a Swiss portrait painter. He lived in London where he was noticed by Queen Victoria. He Entered at the Royal Academy in 1797, joining the Associated Artists in Water-Colours, a group of aquarellists. In the Academy, he was elected an associate (ARA) in 1812, then academician (RA) in 1816.

Known for his portraits of the good society of London, he was chosen by Queen Victoria to paint a gift to her mother: Victoria in her State robes going to the House of Lords for her first official act, the prorogation of the Parliament, on 17 July 1837. After this task, Chalon was entitled Portrait Painter in Water Colour to Her Majesty and gained some celebrity
signs of dust particles in hair, water damage at base by border and at 10 oclock
Dimensions
Height 6.00 cm (2.36 inches)
Stock Code
5036
Medium
watercolour on ivory
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