Celia Rose Antiques
Hand Painted Miniature Portrait Young Geogian Gentleman
REF: CRP444 / LA223035
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A finely painted English School Miniature Portrait of a young Georgian gentleman with a superb fashionable hairstyle that would be trending today, swept forward on the sides and combed up in the front. The miniature is presented behind glass in a brass bezel and an oblong period papier mache frame with brass hanger. The sitter is shown wearing a white silk stock with a stick pin in the center, his white waistcoat appears to have a pale blue edge under a dark top coat with wide lapels. superb brushwork depicting a gentleman of some wealth and standing, the three quarter pose has him looking directly out of painting toward the viewer. Painted against an all over blue background and I would place his age early twenties. The size of the miniature is 75mm high x 58mm wide. The frame size is shown below.
Celia Rose Antiques has clarified that the Hand Painted Miniature Portrait Young Geogian Gentleman (LA223035) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1795
In excellent antique condition, no damage to the base, no fading or loss of colour, little or no crazing to the black lacquer of the frame except along the lower edge with just a couple of fine chips, to be expected from the passage of time.
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