A young lady wearing a lavender blue dress decorated with lace
A young lady wearing a lavender blue dress decorated with lace
A young lady wearing a lavender blue dress decorated with lace

PENELOPE CARWARDINE (c.1730-c.1800)

A young lady wearing a lavender blue dress decorated with lace

c. 1765 United Kingdom

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Signed with initials on the obverse, set in the original gold bracelet clasp frame with later brooch attachment

Carwadine was the eldest of six daughters of a Herefordshire family, she took up miniature painting to earn her living after her father's ruin. The main body of the work ascribed to her is dated from 1750 - 1765. She married a Butler, a church organist, it is said c. 1772 and no miniatures by her after this date are known

Comerford Collection at the Irish Architectural Archives in Dublin, in 2009
The Comerford Collection: Portrait Miniatures, (Dublin, privately published, 2009) pp 9, 44 (#179)
Stock Code
4670
Medium
watercolour on ivory
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