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Portrait miniature - Portrait of an unknown man
  • Portrait of an unknown man
    Cosway, Richard RA, born 1742 - died 1821
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Portrait of an unknown man

  • Object:

    Portrait miniature

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, painted)

  • Date:

    1793 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cosway, Richard RA, born 1742 - died 1821 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour on ivory

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    P.46-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case RMC, shelf 10, box See two unmarked drawers

Physical description

Portrait miniature on ivory of an unknown man

Place of Origin

England (probably, painted)

Date

1793 (painted)

Artist/maker

Cosway, Richard RA, born 1742 - died 1821 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour on ivory

Marks and inscriptions

Signed and dated 1793

Dimensions

Height: 88 mm, Width: 72 mm

Descriptive line

Portrait miniature of an unknown man by Richard Cosway, British, 1793

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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