Adam Buck c1810
Adam Buck c1810
Adam Buck c1810
Adam Buck c1810

ADAM BUCK (1759-1833)

Adam Buck c1810

c. 1810 Ireland

Offered by Cynthia Walmsley

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Portrait miniature of a young curly headed officer. He is wearing a scarlet jacket with gold frogging and a black standing collar and 2 gold fringed epaulettes. The colours on the miniature are vibrant and fresh.

Watercolour on ivory in an oval rose gilt frame the reverse with a glass covered reserve with plaited hair.

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 7.00 cm (2.76 inches)
Width 5.50 cm (2.17 inches)
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Watercolour on ivory
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