Mid 18th century portrait miniature of a noble lady wearing a blue dress with  bows and ermine stole, pearl earrings, painted in watercolour on ivory
Mid 18th century portrait miniature of a noble lady wearing a blue dress with  bows and ermine stole, pearl earrings, painted in watercolour on ivory

CHARLES DIXON (worked 1748-1798)

Mid 18th century portrait miniature of a noble lady wearing a blue dress with bows and ermine stole, pearl earrings, painted in watercolour on ivory

c. 1770 United Kingdom

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he reverse with seed pearl monogram SJG on plaited hair, in the original gold frame

Although it has not been possible to identify the sitter, the sumptuous silk dress, lace bodice and ermine stole coupled with the pearl choker, large drop pearl earrings and delicate posy of flowers in her hair suggest that she is a noble lady of considerable fortune.
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Dimensions
Height 5.50 cm (2.17 inches)
Stock Code
5103
Medium
watercolour on ivory
Signed/Inscribed
Signed with initials,
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