Jeremiah Meyer, portrait of an unknown man

Jeremiah Meyer, portrait of an unknown man

Jeremiah Meyer (1735-89)
Portrait of an unknown man
About 1780
Watercolour on ivory
Museum no. Evans 167
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Alan Evans Bequest, given by the National Gallery

The tone of the man’s complexion has been made stronger by painting the back of the ivory behind his face with red watercolour.