Miniature portrait of Peter Oliver, & portrait of his wife, Anne on the reverse by Peter Oliver

Miniature half length portrait of Peter Oliver in profile to the right.

Details

Medium:
Lead & wash on vellum
Dimensions:
8 x 7 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,990 ( Total: £3,990)
Acquired in:
1971
Vendor:
Christie's

He has a moustache and small beard and wears a wide plain collar. On the reverse is a portrait of his wife, Anne, showing her head and half shoudlers, slightly to the right. She has dark hair confined under a coif banded with lace across the forehead.

Provenance

George Vertue; Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford; 6th Earl Waldegrave; 13th Earl of Derby; by descent to 18th Earl of Derby; sold Christie's 1971.

Venue details

National Portrait Gallery St Martin's Place, LONDON London WC2H 0HE 020 7306 0055 www.npg.org.uk

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