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SA601440

Miniature Portrait 10" Ormolu Frame Sarah Siddons

Price

£1,880 | $2,503 USD | €2,130 EUR
Item Number: SA601440
Date of manufacture: 1880
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Celia Rose Antiques
This antique has been viewed 12 times in the past month with the most views from Algeria.

Description

A LARGE AND STUNNING HAND PAINTED MINIATURE PORTRAIT IN WATER COLOUR OF CELEBRATED ACTRESS SARAH SIDDONS 1755-1831 PRESENTED IN IT'S ORIGINAL ORMOLU EASEL BACKED FRAME.
BORN IN WALES TO THE THEATRICAL KEMBLE FAMILY, HER FATHER WAS ROGER KEMBLE AND HER MOTHER WAS SARAH WARD KEMBLE. SHE FIRST APPEARED AS ARIEL IN "THE TEMPEST" WITH HER FATHERS COMPANY IN COVENTRY IN 1766. IN 1767 THE ACTOR WILLIAMS SIDDONS JOINED THE COMPANY WHOM SARAH MARRIED IN 1773, RETURNING TOE THE STAGE AS MRS. SIDDONS. AFTER GIVING BIRTH TO TWO CHILDREN, ONE DURING A PERFORMANCE.
SHE MADE HER DRURY LANE DEBUT IN 1775, IT DID NOT GO WELL, SHE RETREATED TO THE PROVINCES BECOMING A HIT AT THE THEATRE ROYAL IN BATH, RETURNING TRIUMPHANTLY TO LONDON IN 1782.
SUPERB QUALITY PAINTING AND COMPLETED ON A MUCH LARGER SCALE THAN IS NORMAL MEASURING 5 1/4" HIGH X 3 7/8" WIDE, (THE FRAME SIZE IS SHOWN BELOW).
DELIVERY IS FREE IN THE UK TRACKED AND INSURED WITH ROYAL MAIL.



Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1880.


Dimensions

Height = 25 cm (9.8")
Width = 18 cm (7.1")
Depth = 2 cm (0.8")


Seller Details

Celia Rose Antiques
82 Felpham Road
Felpham
West Sussex
PO22 7NZ
United Kingdom
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