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Portrait miniature of a lady

  • Object:

    Portrait miniature

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (probably, made)
    Netherlands (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1712 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Faber, John I (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and India ink on vellum

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Miss Grace Valentine Stephenson as part of the R. H. Stephenson Bequest

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case RMC, shelf 5, box K

Physical description

Oval portrait miniature of a lady.

Place of Origin

Britain (probably, made)
Netherlands (possibly, made)


1712 (made)


Faber, John I (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and India ink on vellum

Marks and inscriptions

Faber / 1712 / oxon
signed on the right


Height: 4.0625 in, Width: 3.3125 in

Descriptive line

Pen and ink on vellum portrait miniature of a lady by John Faber. Anglo-Netherlands, 1712

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1929, London: Board of Education, 1930.


Vellum; India ink



Subjects depicted



Drawings; Portraits


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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