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A strong portrait miniature of a Gentleman

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Artist: John Donaldson

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4679
he wears a blue coat with gold buttons, white waistcoat and large frilled cravat, his powdered hair en queue
Set in the original gold frame with bright-cut border

John Donaldson was born in Edinburgh in 1737, and distinguished himself as a miniature painter, both in enamel and water-colours. In the year 1764, and again in 1768, he obtained the premium given by the Society of Arts for the best picture in enamel. A characteristic of his hand is the strong delineation of the facial features, particularly noticeable in the eyebrows.
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Year                 1780
Literature                 The Comerford Collection: Portrait Miniatures, (Dublin, privately published, 2009) pp 10, 46 (#188)
Exhibition                 Comerford Collection at the Irish Architectural Archives in Dublin, in 2009
Condition                 Light crazing to the paint above the sitter's head.
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