A portrait miniature of a Gentleman

Artist/Maker ADAM BUCK (1759-1833)
Dimensions 8.00cm high   
Description in gold coloured frame, the reverse with locks of hair on silk background

Becoming an accomplished miniaturist in the 1780s whilst still in Ireland, Buck made a permanent move to London in 1795 - his residences there included 174 Piccadilly (1795-8), Frith Street, Soho (1799-1802) and Bentinck Street (1813-20). His patrons included Angelica Catalani (an opera singer), JP Kemble, Sir Francis Burdett, Thomas Hope, George IV, the duke of York and his mistress Mary Anne Clarke.
Signed Signed on the obverse and dated 1805
Medium watercolour on ivory
Condition Good
Ref No. 5229
Price £2000.00
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