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

  • Object:

    Portrait miniature

  • Place of origin:

    England (painted)

  • Date:

    1798 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour on ivory

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    P.50-1910

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Portrait miniature on ivory of an unknown woman

Place of Origin

England (painted)

Date

1798 (painted)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour on ivory

Marks and inscriptions

Signed and dated 1798

Dimensions

Height: 73 mm, Width: 58 mm

Descriptive line

Portrait miniature of an unknown woman by Richard Cosway, British, 1798

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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