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Miniature - Portrait miniature of an unknown man

Portrait miniature of an unknown man

  • Object:

    Miniature

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain, United Kingdom (made)

  • Date:

    1761 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Thomas Frye (made by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    painting on ivory

  • Credit Line:

    Alan Evans Bequest, given by the National Gallery

  • Museum number:

    EVANS.355

  • Gallery location:

    Portrait Miniatures, room 90a, case 9

Physical description

Portrait miniature on ivory of an unknown man

Place of Origin

Great Britain, United Kingdom (made)

Date

1761 (made)

Artist/maker

Thomas Frye (made by)

Materials and Techniques

painting on ivory

Marks and inscriptions

Signed and dated 1761

Dimensions

Height: 38 mm, Width: 27 mm

Descriptive line

Portrait miniature of an unknown man by Thomas Frye, British, 1761

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

Summary Catalogue of Miniatures in the Victoria and Albert Museum, Emmett Microform, 1981
The full text of the entry is as follows:

"FRYE Thomas (1710-1762)
Unknown man
S/d. 1761 ivory 38 x 27 Evans loan from
National Gallery
0609 Fiche 11/C5 Evans 355"

Materials

Ivory

Techniques

Painting

Categories

Portraits; Paintings

Collection code

PDP

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