Saturday, October 14, 2023

Isaac Oliver: Portrait Miniatures at the National Portrait Gallery, London

Featuring a handful of portrait miniatures by Isaac Oliver (1565-1617) at the National Portrait Gallery - a literal description, as they are small enough to fit in the palm of the hand. 

All works are watercolour on vellum.

Pictured above:
1: Anne of Denmark, 1574-1619
About 1612;

2: Lady Harrington, Countess of Bedford, 1581-1627
About 1610-15;

3: Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork, 1566-1643
About 1610-15;

4: Ludovick Stuart, 2nd Duke of Lennox and Duke of Richmond, 1574-1624
About 1605;

5: Henry, Prince of Wales, 1594-1612
About 1616.