Joseph Daniel (British, circa 1760-1803)
A Gentleman, half-length, wearing brown coat, cream waistcoat, frilled white shirt cuffs, cravat and powdered wig, his left hand pointing to a wine goblet of water held in his right hand.
Ormolu frame with acorn and foliate motif.
Rectangular, 123mm (4 13/16in) high
Provenance: Purchased in 1972
Exhibited: Pickpocketing the Rich: Portrait Painting in Bath 1720-1800, The Holburne Museum of Art, Bath, 25 June - 15 September 2002, no.67
Portrait Miniatures from the Merchiston Collection, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 23 September 11 December 2005, no.25
Literature: Daphne Foskett, Collecting Miniatures, 1979, p.254, ill.pl.62
Daphne Foskett, Miniatures: Dictionary and Guide, 1987, p.254, ill.pl.62
Susan Sloman et al., Exhibition Catalogue, 2002, ill.p.95
Stephen Lloyd, Exhibition Catalogue, 2005, p.34-5 and 63, ill.col.pl.10