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Portrait miniature - Sir Thomas Stepney
  • Sir Thomas Stepney
    Engleheart, George, born 1752 - died 1829
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Sir Thomas Stepney

  • Object:

    Portrait miniature

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (painted)

  • Date:

    1785 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Engleheart, George, born 1752 - died 1829 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour on ivory

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Dorothy Manners

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Portrait bust, oval, to right and looking to front; wearing a brimmed hat and blue coat with gold buttons.

Place of Origin

Britain (painted)


1785 (painted)


Engleheart, George, born 1752 - died 1829 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour on ivory


Height: 51 mm, Width: 38 mm

Object history note

Mr. Thomas Stepney sat to Engleheart in 1785. He succeeded his elder brother as 8th baronet in 1811. Another portrait of Sir Thomas Stepney, Bart. dated 1787, by R. Cosway is P.45-1953.

Descriptive line

Portrait miniature of Sir Thomas Stepney. Watercolour on ivory, painted by George Engleheart, 1785.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1953 London: HMSO, 1963


Watercolour; Ivory



Subjects depicted



Portraits; Paintings


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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