Christina Robertson, self-portrait

Christina Robertson, self-portrait

Christina Robertson, born Sanders (1775-1854)
Self-portrait
About 1822
Watercolour on ivory
Museum no. P.10-1940

Christina Robertson painted miniatures and oils for an aristocratic clientele in London and Paris. She eventually settled in Russia. This self-portrait is set in a faded crimson leather case, lined with crimson velvet.