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Portrait of a woman and her four daughters
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Portrait of a woman and her four daughters

Richard Cosway (1742 - 1821)

Height: 21 cm; Width: 16.7 cm;

Inscription, W Cosway
Collector's mark, collector's mark of Sir Robert Witt (L.2228b)
Inscription, Foster / N 70 Siging[?] Street / New York[?] Street / Grovenor Sq //
Inscription, St[?]

Acquisition (source, method, date)
Witt, Robert Clermont (Sir); bequest; 1952

About this work
The miniaturist Richard Cosway was an avid collector of old master drawings, and his ability to combine suggestions of the style or costume details of the work of earlier artists such as Van Dyck increased his popularity with contemporary sitters. (Permanent collection label)

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Copyright: © The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London

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