After David Morison (English 1793-1850): Two mid 19th century English coloured wax miniature portrai
Lot 546
After David Morrison (English 1793-1850): Two mid 19th century English coloured wax miniature portraits of gentlemen
Sold for £600 (US$ 1,007) inc. premium
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After David Morrison (English 1793-1850): Two mid 19th century English coloured wax miniature portraits of gentlemen
one depicting a middle-aged gentleman in profile to right, in later giltwood frame inscribed in pencil on back 'Charles Weeks of Piccadilly London', 18cm high x 17cm wide, the other depicting a white haired gentleman in profile in a Regency giltwood frame, 19.5cm x 19.5cm (2)

Footnotes

  • Morrison was in 1826 appointed to Miniature Modeller to the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Auguste. He lived in Mornington Crescent, Hampstead.

    Related Literature:
    E.J.Pyke, A Biographical dictionary of wax modellers, Oxford, 1976, pp.94-5.
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