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Lady Hamilton as a Bacchante, after Vigée Le Brun
  • Henry Bone (1755 - 1834)
  • After Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun (1755 - 1842)
  • Lady Hamilton as a Bacchante, after Vigée Le Brun
  • England
  • 1803
  • Miniature
  • Enamel on copper
  • Image size: 22.2 x 28 cm
  • Signature: 'H Bone 1803', the 'H' and 'B' in monogram
    Inscription: 'Emma Hamilton. / London March 1803. Painted for Sir William Hamilton by Henry Bone, A.R.A., / Enamel Painter to H.R.H the Prince of Wales, after a Picture / by Madame L. Vigée le Brun - Painted at Naples in 1790' By the artist
    Inscription: 'Lady Hamilton / Enamel / Henry Bone / 15 Berners Street / London' In ink by the artist
  • M21
  • Front State Room
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  • Sir William Hamilton; bequeathed to Lord Nelson, 1803; Alexander Davidson sale, Christie's, 21-28 April 1817, no. 818; bt. in; 28 June 1823; Northwick sale, Christie's, 19 August 1859, no. 1620; Samuel Mawson, for Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford.