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Portrait of a British Officer
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Portrait of a British Officer


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Englehart studied briefly with Sir Joshua Reynolds, president of the Royal Academy, and then devoted himself to miniatures. In about 1795-1800, when he introduced the letter E as his signature as in this portrait, he also began to work at a larger scale than he had previously.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
1/15/1964Treatmentcleaned
5/06/1964Treatmentother
Exhibitions
  • Four Centuries of Miniature Painting from the Collections of the A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc. and A.J. Fink, Personally. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1958-1959.
  • Hair. Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York. 1980.
Provenance Abraham Jay Fink; A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc., Baltimore, 1954 [A-34]; Walters Art Museum, 1963, as gift.
Inscriptions [Signature] At lower right side: E
Credit Gift of the A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc., in memory of Abraham Jay Fink, 1963

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Period
ca. 1800
Medium
watercolor on ivory with a gold frame
(Miniatures)
Accession Number
38.282
Measurements
2 1/2 x 3 1/16 in. (6.35 x 7.78 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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