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Portrait of Countess Kavannough (?)
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Portrait of Countess Kavannough (?)

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Description John Smart, now recognized as one of the finest English miniaturists of the 18th century, was a precocious artist who began to exhibit his works to the public at the age of 12. Four years after completing this portrait, he was elected President of the Society of Artists in London.
Date Description Narrative
  • 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.
Provenance Acquired by Abraham Jay Fink; by bequest to A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc., Baltimore, 1963; given to Walters Art Museum, 1963.
Credit Gift of the A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc., in memory of Abraham Jay Fink, 1963

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watercolor on ivory, gold frame with pearls
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H: 1 5/16 x W: 1 5/8 in. (3.33 x 4.13 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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