A gentleman, dressed in green and white

col. no.: 125
A gentleman, dressed in green and white, white powdered wig, and blue-eyed

Enamel on copper, oval, 50 x 40 mm, in original frame of wood and gold

English school, ca 1780
€ 1950,00


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Description Attributed to Henry Spicer (1743 - 1804 Born at Reepham in Norfolk. He was taught art by G. Spencer and executed miniatures both on ivory and in enamel, the latter being better known. he exhibited enamels from 1765-83 at the Incorporated Society of Artists and was its Secretary in 1773. From 1774-1804 he sent portraits to the Royal Academy. from about 1776 or 1778 he was in Dublin and was in great demand, but returned to London in 1782 and in 1790 was made portrait painter in enamel to the Prince of Wales. (from 'British Portrait Miniatures' by Daphne Foskett)