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Portrait Miniature of William Blake

Auction:
2349
Lot:
796
Sold for:
$323$275

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2349
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 18, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

Portrait Miniature of William Blake, England or America, circa 1825, the subject identified in inscriptions on the interior backing paper, watercolor on ivory showing a bust-length oval portrait of the man facing left, wearing a black jacket, frilled shirt, and cravat, 2 3/8 x 2 7/8 in., housed in a hinged brown velvet case with pressed brass bezel. Condition: Very good.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

William Blake, United Kingdom, Painting, Watercolor painting

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