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Enamel miniature - The Woman taken in Adultery

The Woman taken in Adultery

  • Object:

    Enamel miniature

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1800-24 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Muss, Charles, born 1779 - died 1824 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamel on copper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs. L. Plumley

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case RMC, shelf 8, box I

Physical description

Enamel on copper portrait miniature entitled 'The Woman taken in Adultery', in a gilt frame.

Place of Origin

Britain (probably, made)


ca. 1800-24 (made)


Muss, Charles, born 1779 - died 1824 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Enamel on copper


Height: 101 mm, Width: 89 mm

Descriptive line

Enamel portrait miniature by Charles Muss (1779-1824) entitled 'The Woman taken in Adultery'. Great Britain, ca. early 19th century.

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

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


Enamel; Copper



Subjects depicted



Paintings; Portraits


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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