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Enamel Portrait Miniature of a Gentleman
Category: Miniatures
Origin: England-UK
Era: 18th Century
An Extremely Rare Enamel Portrait Miniature Of A Gentleman, By William Prewett.

Signed And Indistincly Dated.

Prewett's miniatures are extremely rare as are signed examples in particular.

William Prewett (or Prewitt) (1735-1750?):
Prewett was born in Suffolk and was a student of Zincke and is considered one of the best enamellists of the British school. Miniature by him, according to Foskett, are scarce.

Oval: 1 3/8 inches.

Circa 1730.

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