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The McClelland Collection


19th Century Irish School


watercolour on ivory

indistinctly inscribed and dated [1847] lower left; with Patrick Fenlon Carver & Gilder Manufacturer label

[62 Great Britain St., Dublin.] on reverse

4 x 3in. (10.16 x 7.62cm)

A mid 19th century miniature half-length portrait, on rectangular ivory panel of The Liberator seated

in an armchair, his left hand across his chest. Based on the portrait by Thomas Heathfield Carrick (1802-

1874), which was widely disseminated in the engraving by William Holl Jr. In gilt frame bearing label

verso for Patrick Fenlon, Carver and Gilder, 62, Great Britain Street, Dublin.

A miniature of ‘The Liberator’ c.1820 by John Comerford can be found in the National Gallery of Ireland

[NGI 2924].

Please note that restrictions apply to the export of ivory to certain countries.

€800-€1200 (£680-£1030 approx.)

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