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signed with initials on the obverse, set in the original gold bracelet clasp frame
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 of Ranelagh, it is said c. 1772 and no miniatures by her after this date are known. She exhibited at the Society of Artists in 1761, 1762, 1771, and 1772. She was a close friend of Sir Joshua and Miss Reynolds;
|Height||1.50 inch||(3.81 cm)|