William Grimaldi (British, 1751-1830)
A portrait of Vice-Admiral Sir William Fairfax, Bt (1739-1813), wearing dark blue coat with gold epaulettes, white waistcoat and lace cravat, black stock, his hair powdered.
Signed and dated to the reverse Painted by W.Grimaldi/ Miniature and Enamel/ Painter to their Royal/ Highnesses the Duke/ and Duchess/ of York/ No 2 Abermarle/ Street, London/ 1798, gold frame.
Oval, 76mm (3in) high
Exhibited: Somerset House, 1798 (no.820).