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On vellum, gold bracelet clasp frame with paste surround
Susan was taught miniature painting by her
father, Richard Gibson—who had been
appointed, following the death of Samuel Cooper, King Charles’s limner, in 1672. However, as Vertue notes and is borne out by this miniature, “her first manner she learnt of her father, but being inamour’d with Cooper’s limnings, she studied and copy’d them”. Like Cooper she works in a
direct red-brown hatch for the main structure of the face rather than wiping the gouache in a thick impasto around the features like her father. As shown here she could work with great finesse on an exceptionally small scale
|Height||1.00 inch||(2.54 cm)|