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Portrait miniature - Portrait of William Rowley MD

Portrait of William Rowley MD

  • Object:

    Portrait miniature

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, painted)

  • Date:

    1789 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Paillou, Peter (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour on ivory

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with funds from the Stephenson Bequest

  • Museum number:

    P.73-1935

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Portrait miniature of William Rowley M.D., sitting at a writing desk with pen in hand and a library of medical books to his left. His hands and face are extremely pale.

Place of Origin

England (probably, painted)

Date

1789 (painted)

Artist/maker

Paillou, Peter (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour on ivory

Dimensions

Height: 105 mm, Width: 86 mm

Descriptive line

Portrait miniature of William Rowley M.D., dated 1789, watercolour on ivory, painted by Peter Paillou (fl. 1763-1820?).

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

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

Materials

Watercolour; Ivory

Techniques

Painting

Subjects depicted

Doctor; Portrait; Library

Categories

Portraits; Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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