English school (late 18th century), A portrait miniature de...
English school (late 18th century),
A portrait miniature depicting a young lady in half mourning dress, by repute Mary Lady Price (1751-1838), wife of Sir Charles Price (1747-1818),
Gouache and watercolour on ivory,
9cm x 7.5cm,
Oval framed and glazed, (at fault)
The miniature is framed under glass and has not been removed for inspection. The painted surface shows clean bright colours, but these may have faded somewhat over time. There appears to be a small area of dirt below the left eye. The frame is in good overall condition, showing minor rubbing to the gilt and the ebonised finish.
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