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Portrait miniature - Ignace E. M. Degotti

Ignace E. M. Degotti

  • Object:

    Portrait miniature

  • Date:

    late 18th century-early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Laurent (?) (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painting on ivory

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Sir Victor Wellesley, K.C.M.G., C.B.

  • Museum number:

    P.5-1955

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case RMC, shelf 9, box J

Physical description

Portrait miniature of a man.

Date

late 18th century-early 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Laurent (?) (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Painting on ivory

Marks and inscriptions

'M. Degothy peintre de décors'

'Degothy par son ami Laurent [?]'
Inscribed on paper at the back

Dimensions

Diameter: 6.0 cm

Descriptive line

Portrait miniature by Laurent (?) of the decorative painter Ignace E. M. Degotti, late 18th-early 19th century.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1955-1956 . London: HMSO, 1963.

Production Note

At least three miniaturists are recorded of the name Laurent: these are A. Laurent (exhibited 1801-8), F.-S. Laurent (1776-1848) and J.-A. Laurent (1763-1832). It is uncertain to which, if any, of these artists P.5-1955 should be ascribed.

Materials

Ivory

Techniques

Painting

Subjects depicted

Painter; Man; Artist

Categories

Paintings; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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