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Portrait miniature - Portrait of Andrew Benjamin Lens, son of the artist
  • Portrait of Andrew Benjamin Lens, son of the artist
    Lens, Bernard III, born 1681 - died 1740
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Portrait of Andrew Benjamin Lens, son of the artist

  • Object:

    Portrait miniature

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, painted)

  • Date:

    1723 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lens, Bernard III, born 1681 - died 1740 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour on vellum

  • Museum number:

    P.40-1922

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Portrait miniature of Andrew Benjamin Lens, son of the artist, watercolour on vellum. The boy is possibly around 7 to 10 years old, with long blonde hair and a hat under his arm. He is gesturing gracefully and wears a heavy brown coat with studs. Initalled and dated by the artist.

Place of Origin

England (probably, painted)

Date

1723 (painted)

Artist/maker

Lens, Bernard III, born 1681 - died 1740 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour on vellum

Dimensions

Height: 103 mm, Width: 77 mm

Descriptive line

Portrait miniature of Andrew Benjamin Lens, son of the artist, dated 1723, watercolour on vellum, painted by Bernard Lens (1682-1740).

Materials

Vellum; Watercolour

Techniques

Painting

Subjects depicted

Lens, Andrew Benjamin; Portrait; Boys

Categories

Portraits; Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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