Portrait Miniatures from Barry Hayes

Dealer and collector of fine portrait miniatures

Welcome to my website of beautiful Portrait Miniatures - like you, I am passionate about miniatures
- they express eternity, desire and love.  Scroll down and click on any miniature for a larger image.



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Site updated 17th July 2018

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Hugh Nicholson - 'Pamela'


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1a

 
Reverse of above.







2

 
William Gabrielli 1867-1961.
A young lady wearing a pink dress and pearl necklace.
Signed:  'W Gabrielli' to the obverse.  c1915.
Watercolour.  Oval, 61mm high.
Gilt-metal frame.
See pages 206/207 'Dictionary of Miniature Painters 1870-1970'
William exhibited 1901-1931 RA.

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2a

 
Page 206 'Dictionary of Miniature Painters 1870-1970'






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Miss Winifred Cecile Dongworth 1893-1975.
A beautiful young lady wearing a low cut dress
 and a necklace of green beads.
Signed: 'W Dongworth' to the obverse.
Watercolour.  Oval, 44mm high.
Gilt-metal frame.
See page 197 'Dictionary of Miniature Painters 1870-1970.
Winifred exhibited 1914-1950's RA, RMS.

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3a

 
Page 197 'Dictionary of Miniature Painters 1870-1970'.






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 John Stewart Clark 1882-1949.
A young lady wearing a white dress and fur stole - c1915.
Signed:  John Stewart Clark to obverse.
Watercolour.  Oval, 64mm high.
Gilt-metal bow top frame.
See page 185 'Dictionary of Miniature Painters 1870-1970'.
John exhibited 1899-1937 RA, RMS.

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4a


  Page 185 'Dictionary of Miniature Painters 1870-1970'.







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  W G R Ward.
A young lady with ringlets wearing a
black dress with white lace collar.
Signed on reverse:  'W G R Ward 1842.'
Watercolour.  Image size:  93mm x 73mm.
Gilt brass mount fitted inside good quality
leather travelling case.
Skin tones on face much better on actual miniature.

775






5a


  Reverse of above.







5b


  Miniature with case.







6

 
A Naval Officer.
  Signed: 'RMK' to the obverse.
c1915.  Original glazed frame and
fitted display case with hinged back strut.
Image size:  90mm x 70mm.

550






6a

 
Miniature in case - see above.






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Miss Mary Josephine Gibson 1855-1934.
A beautiful young lady wearing a white dress
Signed: M J Gibson 1892' to obverse.
Reverse of blue enamel frame engraved with sitter's name -
  'Constance Lloyd 1892'.
Original gold frame. Watercolour.  Oval, 86mm high.
See page 72 'Dictionary of Miniature Painters 1870-1970'.
Mary exhibited 1885-1924 RA, RMS.

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7a

 
Reverse of blue enamel frame engraved -
 'Constance Lloyd 1892'.







8

 
George H Burgess 1831-1905.
A young lady with dark hair.
Signed:  Geo. H Burgess to obverse.
Watercolour.  Image size 105mm x 73mm.
Size with gilt-metal frame - see below - 185mm x 145mm.
George was a noted portrait artist in California.
He is also well known for his paintings of the gold rush.
He was a founding member of the San Francisco
 Art Association in 1871.
 
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8a

 

Pierced gilt-metal frame with coloured paste stones.
Easel reverse.





9

 
Continental School - circa 1830.
A beautiful young lady, wearing a purple dress,
necklace and pendant earrings,
her brown hair elaborately curled and upswept.
Watercolour.  Gold frame.  Oval, 65mm high.
The sitter's dress is a more subdue colour
than on my image.  See top edge of her dress.
 
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9a


Reverse of above.
Oval aperture, glazed to reveal gilt-initial, 'B'
over plaited hair.






10

 
Beautiful Georgian lady wearing a white dress and pearl necklace.
Her hair attractively curled.
Watercolour.  Oval, 75mm high.  c1820.
Ignore light reflection to top of miniature.
The background is a more subdued colour.

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11

  J T Mitchell fl. 1798-1830.
A young lady wearing a white dress and blue shawl.
Signed to obverse; 'J T Mitchell 1807'
Watercolour.  Solid back gilt-metal frame.
Oval, 80mm high.
See page 601 'Miniatures Dictionary and Guide'
- Daphne Foskett.

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12

 
Albin Roberts Burt 1783-1842.
A young lady wearing a pale green dress.
Signed: 'Burt' to obverse.  c1810.
Watercolour.  Oval, 65mm high.
Gold frame with woven hair to reverse.
See page 503 'Miniatures - Dictionary and Guide'
- Daphne Foskett.

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Beautiful young Georgian lady wearing a white dress and head band.
  Possibly by N Freese.
c1810.
Watercolour.  Oval, 70mm high.
Gilt-metal locket frame.

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Jean Daniel Beyer 1785-1846.
Beautiful young lady wearing a brown dress with lace collar.
Signed:  'Beyer and dated 1839'.
Watercolour.  Oval, 100mm high.
Gilt-metal frame.

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 Miss Mary Josephine Gibson 1855-1934.
The beautiful sitter is Mrs Arthur Young, wearing a white dress
 with marabou trim to her decollage, her brown hair curled and upswept.
Signed on the obverse and dated - 'M J Gibson 1891'.
The rim to the reverse engraved 'Mrs Arthur Young - March 1891'.
Gold frame.  Watercolour.  Oval, 90mm high.
See page 72 'Dictionary of Miniature Painters 1870-1970'.
Mary exhibited 1885-1924 RA, RMS.

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15a


 The rim to the reverse of the gold frame engraved
 'Mrs Arthur Young - March 1891'.







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A young lady wearing a pink dress.
c1890.  Watercolour on card.
Gilt-metal frame.  Oval, 80mm high.

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A very fashionable young Edwardian lady
wearing a fur coat, hat and tie.
Signed to obverse:  'F T 1910'.
Watercolour. Oval, 70mm high.

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Miss Mary Josephine Gibson 1855-1934.
A young lady with her dark hair upswept.
Signed on the obverse and dated - 'M J Gibson 1897'.
Silver frame the reverse with blue enamel.
Watercolour.  Oval, 87mm high.
See page 72 'Dictionary of Miniature Painters 1870-1970'.
Mary exhibited 1885-1924 RA, RMS.

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18a

 
Reverse of above.









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Miss Ethell Jenner Rosenberg.
  Stunning, beautiful and fashionable young lady.
Signed to obverse:  'E J R 1895'.
Watercolour on card.  Oval, 97mm high.
Gilt-metal frame.
The background is a slightly darker shade of green
on the miniature.
See page 138 'Dictionary of Miniature Painters 1870-1970'.
Ethell exhibited 1883-1909 RA, RMS, SM.

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A beautiful young Edwardian lady wearing a pearl necklace.
Watercolour.  Oval, 80mm high.  c1910.
Silver frame, glass reverse.

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Alyn Williams 1865-1955.
A young lady wearing a pearl necklace.
Hallmarked silver frame -  'C&WPt' -
Charles & Walter Padgett, London 1904.
Watercolour.  Oval, 75mm high.
See page 274/275 'Dictionary of Miniature Painters 1870-1970'.
Alyn was the founding President of the Royal Miniature Society,
a post he held for almost 50 years.  He spent many years in America
and had a very successful career on both sides of the Atlantic.

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21a


Reverse of above with paper label.







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Alexander Hamilton Wardlow 1837-1920.
Signed and dated 1886.
Sitter - Madame Lepole Savory.
Watercolour.  Image size 140mm x 110mm.
Exhibited in Royal Academy - catalogue no. 1369.
Original frame.
See page 162 'Dictionary of Miniature Painters 1870-1970.
Alexander exhibited 1870-1899 RA.

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22a

 
Reverse of above.


 








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A beautiful young lady wearing a green dress.
Her blonde hair upswept in the fashion of the time.
Signed to the left edge 'Dickinson'.  c1905.
Watercolour.  Oval, 70mm high.
Gilt-metal pendant frame mounted into a fitted
red velvet case with easel stand to back.
See 4a and 4b below

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23a

 
Miniature in right hand section of red velvet case.


 








23b

 
Detail of velvet case.
Ignore colour on left section, the true colour
is on the right section and in 4a - above.


 








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 Ernest Rinzi 1836-1909.
A stunning portrait miniature of Beatrix Evelyn Graham
later Baroness Dunalley of Kilboy by society miniaturist Ernest Rinzi.
Signed: E Rinzi.  The blue enamel frame is engraved on the reverse
'Beatrix Evelyn Graham 1904'.
Watercolour.  Oval, 65mm high.
Ernest had a wealthy clientele and was very prolific.
Exhibited 1886-1899 RA, RMS.
See page 203 'Dictionary of Miniature Painters 1870-1970'.

1250







25


 Noel Carter (fl. 1823-1833)
A delightful miniature of a young boy holding a drum stick.
Signed on the back of actual miniature:  'Noel Carter'
Good quality gold frame.  Watercolour.  Oval, 75mm high.
Exhibited 1823-1833 RA.
Foskett - 'Miniatures Dictionary and Guide' states that
Carter's 'work shows a strong French influence'

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25a


 Reverse of above.







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Attributed to Miss Emma Eleonora Kendrick c. 1788-1871.
A beautiful young lady wearing a white dress and pink shawl.
Watercolour.  Gilt-metal frame.  Size 90mm x 65mm.
See page 581 'Miniatures - Dictionary and Guide' Daphne Foskett.
Emma exhibited at the Royal Academy 1811-1840.

550








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Wilson H. G. Crutwell.
Beautiful young lady named 'Jessica'.
Signed:  'WHGC 1917' to obverse.
Original frame.  Watercolour.  Oval, 75mm high.
See page 51 'Dictionary of Miniature Painters 1870-1970'.
Wilson exhibited 1907-1915 RA.

550







28
 
Lady Eva Rivett-Carnac 1870-1989.
A lovely miniature of a confident and successful young lady.
The sitter is actress and stage star Marie Lohr.  c1910.
Google for more images and her career.
Signed: 'E.R.C' to obverse.
Original frame.  Watercolour.  Oval, 63mm high.
See page 136 'Dictionary of Miniature Painters 1870-1970'.
Eva exhibited 1880-1918 RA.

850







29

 
A young girl wearing a red dress.
Original frame.  Watercolour.  Oval, 60mm high.

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30

 
A young boy wearing a blue costume - circa 1830.
Watercolour.  Gold plated frame.  Oval, 40mm high.
The frame has a pierced scrollwork boarder
which is engraved, it has a brooch arm and clasp to the reverse.

525








31


Sitter: Bold Fleetwood Hesketh
An excellent miniature of a Georgian gentleman named
Bold Fleetwood Hesketh of Rossall and North Meols
Born 1762 died 1819.
Silver gilt frame.  Watercolour.  Oval, 40mm high.
Google sitter's name for details of his family etc.

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31a

 
Reverse of above.







32


 An 18th century gentleman wearing a blue jacket - c1785.
Watercolour.  Oval, 68mm high.
Gilt-metal locket.

550







33


 Miss Helen Mary Kempthorne 1865-1968.
A beautiful young lady wearing a pale blue lace dress. 
She is very fashionable with her dark hair upswept, plus a
large feathered hat.
Signed to the obverse: 'HMK 1903'.
Watercolour.  Oval, 75mm high.  Gilt-metal frame.
See page 99 'Dictionary of Miniature Painters 1870-1970'.
Mary exhibited 1900-1919 RA, RMS.
 
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34

 
A young lady wearing a black dress.
Label on reverse identifies sitter as Mrs Dolly Williams.
Watercolour.  Oval, 60mm high.
Gilt-metal frame.

525








34a

 
Reverse of above.







35


 Pauline Netterville.
A young lady wearing a blue bandeau - c1910.
Signed:  P Netterville to obverse.
Watercolour.  Gilt-metal frame.
Oval, 80mm high.

525






36


Helen Frazer Rock.
A young lady wearing a white dress and pearls to her neckline.
Signed: H F Rock 1914.
Watercolour.  Oval, 55mm high.
9 carat gold frame.
Helen studied at the Royal Academy Schools and
exhibited 1909-1929 RA, RMS.
See page 137 'Dictionary of Miniature Painters 1870-1970'.

425





37


 A young lady - c1830.
Watercolour.  Oval, 90mm high.
Gilt-metal surround set in acorn wood frame 150mm x 125mm.
  Ignore camera reflection across the miniature.

650







38


 Beautiful Edwardian young lady wearing a
turquoise dress with a red rose at her corsage and pearls.
Signed with monogram.  c1905.
Watercolour.  Oval, 70mm high.
Original gilt-metal frame.

525







39


  Lilian Walton
This beautiful woman is Emily Walton, Lilian's mother.
Signed: LW. c1915.
A note on the reverse of the frame states that
Lilian painted the sitter from an old photograph.
Watercolour.  Oval, 80mm high.
The gilt-metal oval is set in a rectangular black wood frame
with easel reverse 155mm x 125mm.
Lilian exhibited at the Royal Academy and
Royal Scottish Academy.

750







40


  Alexander Hamilton Wardlow.
A young lady with beautiful red hair.
Signed: - AHW.  c1890.
Watercolour.  Oval, 65mm high.  Gilt-metal frame.
Alexander exhibited at the Royal Academy 1870-1899.
See page 162 'Dictionary of Miniature Painters 1870-1970'.

750






41


  Francis Reily
A portrait miniature of a beautiful young woman
wearing a white dress and a gold necklace.
Her long hair is worn swept up.
Signed: - F.R. - Francis Reily.  c1900.
Watercolour.  Oval, 75mm high.
Original Arts & crafts frame.
Francis worked as an artist and art teacher at
Southport School of Art.  Exhibited 1884-1919 RA.
See page 135 'Dictionary of Miniature Painters 1870-1970'.

  525





42


  Miss Ethel Goodman 1877-1960.
A portrait miniature of a beautiful young woman
with a very fashionable period hairstyle - named Miss Kitty Fox.
Signed and dated E Goodman 1912 on the obverse.
Watercolour.  Oval, 95mm high.  Original gilt-metal frame.
Ethel exhibited at the Constable Art Club in 1914.
See page 208 'Dictionary of Miniature Painters 1870-1970'.
Ignore camera reflection across the miniature.

525




42a


  Reverse of above.





43


  Mrs Rosalie Maria Emslie 1854-1932.

 
A beautiful young lady in her finest 'high society' dress
and white hat.  c1895.
Signed: - R M Emslie.
Watercolour.  Oval, 60mm high.  Good quality gilt-metal frame.
Exhibited 1887-1925 RA, RMS, PS.
See page 199 'Dictionary of Miniature Painters 1870-1970'.

750





44


  A beautiful young lady wearing a lavender tulle dress,
a pink rose to her corsage her hair loosely upswept.
c1900.  Watercolour.
Oval, 76mm high.  Gilt-metal frame.

650
 





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  Miss Edith Margaret Cannon
Exhibited 1892-1904 RA, RMS
A young lady seated in a landscape, wearing a white dress
with wide frilled collar, a brown sash to her waist, her
wavy fair hair tied with a black ribbon bow.
Signed: - E M Cannon on the obverse.
Watercolour.  Oval, 80mm high.  Gilt-metal frame.
The artist lived at 7 Windsor Road, Ealing, London.
See page 41 'Dictionary of Miniature Painters 1870-1970'.

650
 


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A young lady with auburn hair
 wearing a white dress and lace shawl
threaded with pale blue ribbon.  c1900. 
Watercolour.  Oval, 90mm high.  
Set in a gilt-metal surround in a wood acorn frame 145 x 120mm. 

625







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  R Gurrell - 1905
Young lady wearing a white dress.
Signed: 'R Gurrell' to obverse.
Hallmarked silver-gilt frame for 1905.
Watercolour.  Oval, 70mm high.

525
 





47a


  Reverse of above.

 





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  Miss Ethel Constance Brisley
A young child.  Signed: 'E Brisley 09' to obverse.
Watercolour.  Oval, 47mm high.
Gilt-metal frame.
See page 35 'Dictionary of Miniature Painters 1870-1970'.
Ethel exhibited 1908-1940 RA, RMS.

450
 









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