A Henry Jacob Burch Portrait Miniature c1800
Please refer to our stock # a1769 when inquiring.
A fine miniature of a handsome gent with strawberry blond hair, painted by Henry Jacob Burch. Adding to the desirability of this example is the Burch trade card that was fitted to the back of the painting, rarely seen in his works.
Excellent condition, with an overall size of 2 3/4" by 2 1/4".
BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE: Henry Jacob Burch was born in London in 1763. He entered the Royal Academy Schools at the age of 16, and exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1787 to 1834. Examples of his work are in the V&A Museum and the British Museum, which also has engravings done after his portraits. He died sometime after 1834.
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