Richard Cosway, R.A. (British, 1742-1821)
A Gentleman, wearing double-breasted blue coat with large brass buttons, cream waistcoat and large tied white cravat, his hair powdered.
Gold frame, the reverse glazed to reveal gold monogram JAP on dark plaited hair, rectangular blue leather travelling case.
Oval, 80mm (3 1/8in) high
Provenance: Bonhams, London, The Albion Collection of Fine Portrait Miniatures, 22 April 2004, lot 88.
Exhibited: Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 2000-2003.