An attractive portrait of a young lady wearing

RICHARD COSWAY (1742-1821)

An attractive portrait of a young lady wearing

1785 United Kingdom

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An attractive portrait of a young lady wearing plumed black hat, “Van Dyck” dress with black sleeves slashed to reveal pink


Cosway, the leading miniature painter of the Regency era, painted the future King George IV in 1780 and was appointed Painter to the Prince of Wales in 1785—the only time this title was ever awarded. His subjects included the Prince's first wife, Maria Anne Fitzherbert, and various English and French aristocrats, including Madame du Barry, mistress of King Louis XV of France
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Christie’s, 28th March 1987
A private English Collection
Dimensions
Height 58.00 mm (2.28 inches)
Stock Code
2690
Medium
watercolour on ivory
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