A pretty portrait of a young Lady with auburn hair

ALYN WILLIAMS (1865-1941)

A pretty portrait of a young Lady with auburn hair

c. 1895 United Kingdom

Offered by Ellison Fine Art

£1,500 gbp
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wearing a diaphanous white dress with a hint or roses at her corsage, her auburn hair upswept in a bun, hint of a sky background
set in the original gold coloured frame

The Welsh-born artist, Alyn Williams, was one of the most successful miniature painters of his generation, famous for his portraits of King Edward VII and other members of the Royal family. He was the founding President of the Royal Miniature Society, a post he held for almost 50 years.
Height 7.50 cm (2.95 inches)
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watercolour on ivory
Although not signed on the front this bears all the characteristics of William's hand particularly in the use of soft pastel colours for the background and scratched treatment of the sitter's hair.
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