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This is a wonderful Baroque period portrait miniature of a young gentleman, dating to the late 17th century. He is painted with oils on copper, housed within a turned ebonized frame. It is secured with an oak panel and retains traces of an old label.
OBJECT: Portrait Miniature
DATE: c. 1660 - 1700 A.D.
SIZE: 65.04mm x 52.82mm (framed 117.46mm x 104.71mm x 23mm)
WEIGHT: 21.18grams (framed 85.77 grams)
PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Cambridge.