An unknown Lady wearing a widow cap

Artist/Maker NATHANIEL HONE (1718-1784)
Dimensions 4.00cm high   
Description painted in enamel
The sitter is shown wearing very a fashionable satin dress with lace collar and fine black lace widow cap over a posy of flowers in her powdered grey hair
Provenance Purchased 25 May 1950
Exhibitions Comerford Collection at the Irish Architectural Archives in Dublin, in 2009.
Literature The Comerford Collection: Portrait Miniatures (Dublin, privately published, 2009), pp 8, 32 (# 109)
Medium enamel on copper
Condition A couple of minor chips to the border of the enamel around 2 o'clock
Ref No. 4600
Price £1650.00
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