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Portrait miniature - Portrait of an unknown man
  • Portrait of an unknown man
    Cotes, Samuel, born 1734 - died 1818
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Portrait of an unknown man

  • Object:

    Portrait miniature

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, painted)

  • Date:

    1757 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cotes, Samuel, born 1734 - died 1818 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour on ivory

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    P.8-1929

  • Gallery location:

    Portrait Miniatures, Room 90a, The International Music and Art Foundation Gallery, case 9

Physical description

Oval portrait miniature of an unknown man, set into a gold locket with chain

Place of Origin

England (probably, painted)

Date

1757 (painted)

Artist/maker

Cotes, Samuel, born 1734 - died 1818 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour on ivory

Dimensions

Height: 33 mm, Width: 27 mm

Descriptive line

Portrait miniature of an unknown man, dated 1757, watercolour on ivory, painted by Samuel Cotes (1734-1818).

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

Summary Catalogue of Miniatures in the Victoria and Albert Museum, Emmett Microform, 1981

Materials

Ivory; Watercolour

Techniques

Painting

Subjects depicted

Portrait

Categories

Portraits; Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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