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Portrait miniature - Portrait miniature of Mr W. Villers
  • Portrait miniature of Mr W. Villers
    Crosse, Richard, born 1742 - died 1810
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Portrait miniature of Mr W. Villers

  • Object:

    Portrait miniature

  • Place of origin:

    England (painted)

  • Date:

    ca. late 18th century (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Crosse, Richard, born 1742 - died 1810 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    miniature painting on ivory

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    P.15-1929

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Oval portrait miniature of Mr W. Villers.

Place of Origin

England (painted)

Date

ca. late 18th century (painted)

Artist/maker

Crosse, Richard, born 1742 - died 1810 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

miniature painting on ivory

Marks and inscriptions

W. Ætat 38. / Feb. 13 1786.
engraved on the back of the frame

Dimensions

Height: 1.6875 in, Width: 1.5 in

Descriptive line

Portrait miniature of Mr W. Villers, painted by Richard Crosse (1742-1810). Great Britain, ca. late 18th century.

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.

Materials

Ivory

Techniques

Painting

Subjects depicted

Portrait

Categories

Paintings; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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