Charles Robertson (Irish, circa 1760-1821)
A Gentleman, wearing blue coat with black collar, white waistcoat, frilled white chemise and red solitaire, his hair powdered.
Gold frame, the reverse glazed to reveal gold monogram JH on plaited hair.
Oval, 63mm (2 1/2in) high
Provenance: Sotheby's, 4 July 1983, lot 144
Purchased in 1986
Exhibited: Exhibited: Portrait Miniatures from the Merchiston Collection, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 23 September 11 December 2005, no.39
Literature: Stephen Lloyd, Exhibition Catalogue, 2005, p.67