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Portrait miniature - Portrait miniature of a gentleman

Portrait miniature of a gentleman

  • Object:

    Portrait miniature

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (probably, painted)

  • Date:

    1774 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Skinner, John, born 1753 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    painting on ivory

  • Museum number:

    P.55-1921

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case RMC, shelf 2, box F

Physical description

Portrait miniature on ivory of a gentleman

Place of Origin

Britain (probably, painted)

Date

1774 (painted)

Artist/maker

Skinner, John, born 1753 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

painting on ivory

Marks and inscriptions

Signed and dated 1774.

Dimensions

Height: 73 mm, Width: 58 mm

Descriptive line

Portrait miniature of a gentleman by John Skinner, British, 1774

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

Portrait

Categories

Paintings; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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