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Portrait miniature - Portrait of Captain W. S. Dawe of the Indian Infantry
  • Portrait of Captain W. S. Dawe of the Indian Infantry
    Smart, John, born 1742 - died 1811
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Portrait of Captain W. S. Dawe of the Indian Infantry

  • Object:

    Portrait miniature

  • Place of origin:

    India (probably, painted)

  • Date:

    1787 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Smart, John, born 1742 - died 1811 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour on ivory

  • Credit Line:

    Alan Evans Bequest, given by the National Gallery

  • Museum number:

    EVANS.222

  • Gallery location:

    Portrait Miniatures, Room 90a, The International Music and Art Foundation Gallery, case 12

Physical description

Portrait miniature on ivory of Captain W. S. Dawe of the Indian Infantry

Place of Origin

India (probably, painted)

Date

1787 (painted)

Artist/maker

Smart, John, born 1742 - died 1811 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour on ivory

Marks and inscriptions

Signed and dated 1787

Dimensions

Height: 49 mm, Width: 37 mm

Descriptive line

Portrait miniature of Captain W. S. Dawe of the Indian Infantry, by John Smart, British, 1787

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

Portraits; Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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