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Enamel miniature - Portrait of Mrs Sarah Tyssen
  • Portrait of Mrs Sarah Tyssen
    Zincke, Christian Friedrich, born 1683 - died 1767
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Portrait of Mrs Sarah Tyssen

  • Object:

    Enamel miniature

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, painted)

  • Date:

    early 18th century (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Zincke, Christian Friedrich, born 1683 - died 1767 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    enamel on metal

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Miss Grace Valentine Stephenson as part of the R. H. Stephenson Bequest

  • Museum number:

    P.54-1929

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case RMC, shelf 8, box E

Physical description

Oval portrait miniature of Mrs Sarah Tyssen, wearing a bright pink dress with a plunging neckline

Place of Origin

England (probably, painted)

Date

early 18th century (painted)

Artist/maker

Zincke, Christian Friedrich, born 1683 - died 1767 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

enamel on metal

Marks and inscriptions

Sarah Tyssen / dr. of S. Houghham / widow of J.E. Littel, / b. 1707. md. 173. d.1778
engraved on the back of the frame

Dimensions

Height: 46 mm, Width: 40 mm

Descriptive line

Portrait miniature of Mrs Sarah Tyssen, enamel on metal, painted by Christian Freidrich Zincke (?1684-1767).

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1929, London: Board of Education, 1930.
Summary Catalogue of Miniatures in the Victoria and Albert Museum, Haslemere: Emmett Microform, 1981.

Materials

Enamel; Metal

Techniques

Painting

Subjects depicted

Portrait

Categories

Portraits; Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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