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Portrait miniature of an unknown woman

  • Object:

    Miniature

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780 - ca. 1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)
    Cosway, Richard, born 1742 - died 1821 (made by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Portrait miniature on ivory

  • Museum number:

    283-1876

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case RMC, shelf 3, box B

Physical description

Portrait miniature on ivory of an unknown woman wearing a hat

Place of Origin

Britain (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1780 - ca. 1820 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (artist)
Cosway, Richard, born 1742 - died 1821 (made by)

Materials and Techniques

Portrait miniature on ivory

Marks and inscriptions

Falsely signed

Dimensions

Height: 61 mm, Width: 2 in, Width: 50 mm

Descriptive line

Portrait miniature of an unknown woman, ater Richard Cosway, British, ca. 1780 - 1820

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

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

Materials

Ivory

Techniques

Painting

Categories

Paintings; Portraits; Fakes & forgeries

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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