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Miniatures: G0883

Title

Unknown Woman

Technique

Watercolour

Subject

Artist

Dimensions

Height: 4.5cm
Width: 3.1cm

Other materials

Watercolour on ivory; oval

Provenance

The 15th Lord Saye and Sele, by whom presented to the Garrick Club, 1846

Other number

RW 427H (Margaret Woffington)
CKA 427H

The sitter has long greyish hair tumbling over her shoulders, and wears a pearl earring on her left ear, and a turban with bands of pearls and a pink bow.
This miniature was presented as a portrait of Peg Woffington. It probably dates from about 1800.
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