An Unknown Gentleman
British (English) School
Art / Miniatures
circa 1770 - 1780
115 mm (Diameter)12 mm (D)Order this image
Beningbrough Hall, North Yorkshire
This tiny portrait is painted in meticulous detail on a wafer thin slice of ivory.
Portrait miniature, watercolour on ivory, An Unknown Man by British (English) School. c.1770-1780. Half-length portrait of a man, seated in a red up-holstered chair, turned to the left, gazing to the right, wearing a blue coat, white shirt and white stock. Red drape in the background at he left and distant horizon with sky on the right.
Makers and roles
British (English) School, artist