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Miniature-painter's box

  • Place of origin:

    Europe (made)

  • Date:

    1742-1810 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mahogany and glass

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Brodrick, in fulfilment of the wishes of her husband, Mr William Bentinck Balleine Brodrick of Pen-y-Craig, Jersey

  • Museum number:

    P.10-1925

  • Gallery location:

    Portrait Miniatures, Room 90a, The International Music and Art Foundation Gallery, case 20

Physical description

Miniature Painter's box, mahogany, with a hinged frame for a glass diffuser, slope and drawers to hold colours, palette and other materials.

Place of Origin

Europe (made)

Date

1742-1810 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Mahogany and glass

Dimensions

Height: 5.6875 in box when closed, Width: 13.125 in box when closed, Depth: 13.125 in box when closed

Descriptive line

Miniature Painter's box, mahogany, with a hinged frame for a glass diffuser, slope and drawers to hold colours, palette and other materials. Believed to have belonged to the miniaturist Richard Cross (1742-1810).

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1925, London: Board of Education, 1926.

Production Note

Believed to have belonged to the miniaturist Richard Crosse (1742-1810).

Categories

Tools & Equipment

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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