24 mars 2019

Nationalmuseum Sweden acquires three works by English miniaturists

STOCKHOLM.- Nationalmuseum has acquired three English works by miniaturists Jeremiah Meyer, Ozias Humphry and John Cox Dillman Engleheart. The portraits in question are all examples of the blossoming of portrait miniatures as an art form from the mid-eighteenth to early nineteenth centuries. The acquisitions represent an important addition to the museum’s collection of portrait miniatures, which is one of the foremost in the world. Despite the name, a portrait miniature is defined not by its format but by its materials... [Lire la suite]