Samuel Stump c1810
Samuel Stump c1810
Samuel Stump c1810
Samuel Stump c1810


Samuel Stump c1810

c. 1810 England

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Portrait miniature of a young dark haired lady wearing a pink dress with a lace edged neckline. Her dark hair is worn in a coiled plait on top of her head with tendrils of curls around her face.

Watercolour on ivory in an oval gilt metal frame, the reverse is glazed to reveal the artist's signature and address: S. Stump pinxit/No 7 Cork Street/Bond Street/London

STUMP, SAMUEL JOHN 1778 – 1863

Born, probably in America, in 1778. Studied at the R.A. Schools, 1796, aged 18. Worked in London & Brighton (August 1809). Exhibited at the R.A. (170), Associated Artists, B.I. (55) 1805-49, O.W.C.S. and S.B.A., 1802 – 1849. Painted miniatures, watercolour portraits, landscapes (including Italian & Swiss views), a few oil portraits, and executed engravings.

He enjoyed an excellent reputation and painted many sitters from theatrical circles. Was a member of the Sketching Society & an old list of members of the Society calls him ‘The American Stump’. He was a prolific artist often signing S.J. Stump Pinxit/No 7 Cork Street/Burlington Gardens/1816 Stump/Miniature Painter.

Represented: NPG London; V. & A. M., the Ashmolean Museum & the Guildhall Art Gallery, London.
Height 6.00 cm (2.36 inches)
Width 5.00 cm (1.97 inches)
Stock Code
Watercolour on ivory.
S Stump
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