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Portrait miniature - Mrs. Montagu Burgoyne

Mrs. Montagu Burgoyne

  • Object:

    Portrait miniature

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain, UK (painted)

  • Date:

    ca. 1790 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Langdon, T. (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    On ivory

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr. Robert Bayne-Powell

  • Museum number:

    P.76-1968

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

  • Image unavailable

Physical description

Oval miniature portrait of Mrs. Montagu Burgoyne.

Place of Origin

Great Britain, UK (painted)

Date

ca. 1790 (painted)

Artist/maker

Langdon, T. (artist)

Materials and Techniques

On ivory

Marks and inscriptions

'Elizabeth Burgoyne by Langdon'

Dimensions

Height: 5.7 cm, Width: 4.4 cm

Object history note

This miniature was in the collection of C. W. J. Blackett; sold at Christie's 9 July 1968 (Lot 72, repr. in catalogue). The sitter was the daughter of Eliab Harvey and wife of Montagu Burgoyne (1750-1836), politician and younger son of Sir Robert Burgoyne. A miniature of him by Langdon was in the same lot in the above sale.

Descriptive line

Portrait of Mrs. Montagu Burgoyne (née Elizabeth Harvey). Miniature on ivory by T. Langdon, ca.1790.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1968 London: HMSO, 1969
The full text of the entry is as follows:

"LANGDON, T. (exhibited at the R.A. 1785-1802)

Miniature portrait of Mrs. Montagu Burgoyne (née Elizabeth Harvey) c.1790.
Label on back inscribed Elizabeth Burgoyne by Langdon.
On ivory. Oval. P.76-1968

Given by Mr. Robert Bayne-Powell

Note: This miniature was in the collection of C. W. J. Blackett; sold at Christie's 9 July 1968 (Lot 72, repr. in catalogue). The sitter was the daughter of Eliab Harvey and wife of Montagu Burgoyne (1750-1836), politician and younger son of Sir Robert Burgoyne. A miniature of him by Langdon was in the same lot in the above sale."

Materials

Ivory

Techniques

Painting

Subjects depicted

Woman

Categories

Portraits; Paintings

Collection code

PDP

Qr_O1070018
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