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Portrait miniature - Portrait of an unknown woman
  • Portrait of an unknown woman
    Donaldson, John, born 1737 - died 1801
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Portrait of an unknown woman

  • Object:

    Portrait miniature

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, painted)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780-1789 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Donaldson, John, born 1737 - died 1801 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour on ivory

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Emma Joseph

  • Museum number:

    P.26-1941

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Portrait miniature on ivory of an unknown woman, wearing a large blue hat with white plumes

Place of Origin

England (probably, painted)

Date

ca. 1780-1789 (painted)

Artist/maker

Donaldson, John, born 1737 - died 1801 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour on ivory

Dimensions

Width: 52 mm, Height: 62 mm

Descriptive line

Portrait miniature of an unknown woman by John Donaldson, British, ca. 1780-1789

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1941, London: HMSO, 1954.

Materials

Watercolour; Ivory

Techniques

Painting

Subjects depicted

Hat; Plumes; Portrait

Categories

Portraits; Paintings; Hats & headwear; Women's clothes; Fashion; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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