Walter Robertson (Irish, died 1801)
A Lady, wearing Classical inspired robes, white muslin dress with pale blue robe pinned at her shoulder with brooch, a dark blue cloak over her right arm, her hair worn long and curled.
Gold frame, the reverse with glazed aperture to reveal plaited hair within gold mounted blue glass border.
Oval, 62mm (2 7/16in) high
Provenance: Sotheby's, 28 April 1988, lot 50
Exhibited: Portrait Miniatures from the Merchiston Collection, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 23 September 11 December 2005, no.40
Literature: Stephen Lloyd, Exhibition Catalogue, 2005, p.68