Adam Buck 1830
Adam Buck 1830
Adam Buck 1830
Adam Buck 1830

Adam Buck 1830

1830 England

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A portrait of the Reverend William Painter DD wearing his black robes, white chemise and white clerical bands. He has thinning curly hair and brown eyes.

Painted on paper in original gilt wood frame. Signed and dated to the obverse in silverpoint: Adam Buck 1830

ADAM BUCK 1759 – 1833

Born in Cork 1759, practised here for some years painting miniatures & small watercolour portraits. Said to have worked in Dublin, then went to London in 1795 & exhibited at R.A, B.I & S.B.A, 1759 –1833, and at the R.H.A. 1802.

Besides painting he taught portraiture & drawing. He had numerous London addresses: 1795-98 he was at 174 Piccadilly; was in Frith Street 1799 – 1802 & 1813 – 1820 in Bentinck Street. Examples of his work are in the V & A.M. , the N.P.G., the B.M. & The National Gallery Dublin. Two of his miniatures were loaned to the South Kensington Exhibition of 1865.

Height 18.00 cm (7.09 inches)
Width 15.00 cm (5.91 inches)
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Painted on paper in a gilt wood frame.
Adam Buck 1830
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