An unknown Gentleman
An unknown Gentleman
An unknown Gentleman

ANDREW BENJAMIN LENS (1714-c.1779)

An unknown Gentleman

c. 1760 United Kingdom

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Wearing blue lined beige coloured coat and blue waistcoat both with gold lace fine lace cravat, his powdered hair en queue
Signed with gold monogram on the obverse Set in the original gold frame

Andrew was the son of Bernard Lens, who was responsible for introducing ivory as the material to paint on. He exhibited at the Incorporated and Free Sociesty of Artists, 1764-79.
Comerford Collection at the Irish Architectural Archives in Dublin, in 2009
he Comerford Collection: Portrait Miniatures, (Dublin, privately published, 2009) pp 9, 42 (#166).
Dimensions
Height 4.50 cm (1.77 inches)
Stock Code
4657
Medium
watercolour on ivory
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