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Portrait miniature - Portrait miniature of Lieutenant Thomas Harriott
  • Portrait miniature of Lieutenant Thomas Harriott
    Hill, Diana
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Portrait miniature of Lieutenant Thomas Harriott

  • Object:

    Portrait miniature

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (probably, painted)

  • Date:

    1791 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hill, Diana (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    painting on ivory

  • Museum number:

    P.126-1920

  • Gallery location:

    Portrait Miniatures, Room 90a, The International Music and Art Foundation Gallery, case 12

Physical description

Oval portrait miniature on ivory of Lieutenant Thomas Harriott, the artist's second husband. The sitter is wearing his military uniform and is portrayed quarter-length, in half profile. Monogrammed and dated by the artist.

Place of Origin

Britain (probably, painted)

Date

1791 (painted)

Artist/maker

Hill, Diana (artist)

Materials and Techniques

painting on ivory

Marks and inscriptions

D. H. 1791
Signed with monogram and dated centre right

Dimensions

Height: 48 mm, Width: 33 mm

Descriptive line

Portrait miniature of Lieutenant Thomas Harriott, the artist's second husband, by Diana Hill, (née Dietz). British School, 1791.

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

Summary Catalogue of Miniatures in the Victoria and Albert Museum, Emmett Microform, 1981

Materials

Ivory

Techniques

Painting

Subjects depicted

Subject; Portrait; Military dress

Categories

Paintings; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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