Portrait of Hamlet Winstanley by Unknown Artist

Anglo-Flemish Ivory portrait plaque in relief, with inscription on the back identifying the sitter as Hamlet Winstanley (1698-1756), a Lancashire painter who was born and died at Warrington.

Details

Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
14 cm
Art Fund grant:
£500 ( Total: £10,000)
Acquired in:
1980
Vendor:
Agnew's

Frame in wood and glass.

Provenance

Anon. sale at Sotheby's 1980.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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