Collection of English & continental portrait miniatures by Various artists

A Collection of 33 English and Continental painted Miniatures, enamels and small works of art, six pieces of Chinese porcelain and six rugs.


Details

Acquired in:
1948
Bequeathed by:
P C Manuk & G M Coles through The Art Fund

The miniatures include from the 17th Century - John Hoskins and Samuel Cooper; from 18th and 19th Centuries - Smart, Humphrey, S Cotes, A Plimer, G Engleheart and a portrait of an unknown woman by Antoine Berjon (1754-1843). The enamels, from the 17th-19th Century, include examples, signed by Jean Petitjohn, J Barbette, Charles Boit, PF Marcinhes,C F Zincke, J C Boemer and a 17th Century book-cover enamelled with portraits and flowers. One of two bequests to four museums by P C Manuk and G M Coles through the Art Fund between 1948 and 1949.

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Entry details

Free to all

Tue – Sat, 10am – 5pm
Sun & Bank Holidays 12noon – 5pm

Closed Mon, 24 – 26, 31 Dec and 1 Jan

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