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Portrait of a Gentleman (miniature)
  • Jeremias Majer
    1735–1789
    born: Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany ; died: Kew, England, United Kingdom
  • Portrait of a Gentleman (miniature), circa 1760
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • Canvas/Support: 4.8 x 3.8 cm
    Canvas/Support: 1 7/8 x 1 1/2 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Starr
  • Not on display
  • 1966.0011
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Miniature bust length portrait of a man dressed in an olive cloak with buttons, white silk (?) collar and ruffle down the front. Portrait done in three-quarter view, sitter turns his head slightly to the left and looks out at the viewer. Gray hair (wig?). Various shades of gray in the background. Simple frame, loop at the top for suspension.