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Miniatures: G0208

Title

Elizabeth Farren (?)

Technique

Watercolour

Subject

Artist

Dimensions

Height: 6.7cm
Width: 6cm

Other materials

Watercolour on ivory; oval

Provenance

Unknown, but acquired before 1909

Other number

RW 427Q (by Horace Hone) CKA 427Q

The sitter has powdered hair with feathers and a big pink ribbon. Her identity is uncertain, but there are similarities to Downman's 1787 portrait of Elizabeth Farren in the National Portrait Galley and a miniature of the same sitter by Cosway in the collection of the Earl of Derby, exh: R. A. 1956-57 (274), watercolour on ivory 6.7 x 5.7.
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