Portrait of Jan Casper Hardwick, c. 1800
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Directory: Fine Art: Paintings: Miniatures: Pre 1800: item # 1131741
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|Portrait of Jan Casper Hardwick, c. 1800. Watercolour on ivory. Mr. Hardwick is depicting as wearing a black coat, matching waistcoat, frilled cravat, and powdered wig. Inscribed to the reverse, “Jan Casper Hardwick**died/Oct 23 1835/Age 80”. (The dating of the miniature is derived as follows: Mr. Hardwick is about 45 years of age in the miniature. Subtracting 35 years from his death in 1835 produces a date of 1800 for the miniature.) Gilt metal surround in ebonized papier mache frame. Oval, 5 cms. X 6 cms. (2 inches X 2 1/2inches). Beautifully painted!|