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19th Century Miniature Portrait of Maria Fitzherbert

£285.00

This fantastic miniature was painted in watercolours on ivory, after Richard Cosway, and is of Maria Anne Fitzherbert. She was a longtime companion of George IV of the United Kingdom before he became king. In 1785, they secretly contracted a marriage that was invalid under English civil law because his father, King George III, had not consented to it.

Richard Cosway was a famous leading English portrait painter of the Regency era, noted for his miniatures.

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This fantastic miniature was painted in watercolours on ivory, after Richard Cosway, and is of Maria Anne Fitzherbert. She was a longtime companion of George IV of the United Kingdom before he became king. In 1785, they secretly contracted a marriage that was invalid under English civil law because his father, King George III, had not consented to it.

Richard Cosway was a famous leading English portrait painter of the Regency era, noted for his miniatures.

Condition: This miniature is in excellent condition. Some of the surrounding frame is starting to tarnish. Please view all pictures for details.

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Dimensions

Height - 10 cm
Width - 8 cm

Specifications

ITEM - Miniature Portrait of Maria Fitzherbert
AGE - 19th Century
MATERIAL - Watercolours on Ivory
ORIGIN - English

Additional information

Origin

English

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