Portrait group of mother and children by S Shelley C1795

Portrait group of mother and children by S Shelley C1795

Code: M0783

Dimensions:

W: 8.5cm (3.3")H: 7.5cm (3")

RESERVED

Charming portrait miniature of a family group set before a landscape.  The mother has her hand around her son's shoulder and he in turn is grasping his older sister's hand with both of his.  Watercolour on ivory by Samuel Shelley C1795.  Original gold frame with glazed silk reverse.

Provenance:Henry Nyburg; Sotheby’s, 10 /11/ 1969, lot 128.
Literature: D. Foskett, Collecting Miniatures, Woodbridge 1979 illust. p. 306, pl. 80A;
D. Foskett, Miniatures Dictionary and Guide, Woodbridge 1987, illust. p. 306, pl. 80A