Peter Crosse, c 1692. Theodosia Monckton .


 

 

The portrait miniature is on vellum laid on card, and is signed on the obverse with the monogram 'P.C.'and in full on the reverse, .....98/Peter Crosse fe.

Dimensions: On vellem. Oval 2 7/10"inches high.

Price Guide: G

Item Reference: 12

Additional Information: Theodosia Monckton,nee Fountayne,youngest of two daughters of John Fountayne and Elizabeth Monckton, of Yorkshire. She married Robert Monckton in 1692. Their only child, a son, John 1695-1751, became 1st. Lord Galway and Viscount Galway. The miniature is set in the original, turned, fruit-wood frame. Provenance: Sotheby's November 1992. There were several miniatures of the Monckton family, in the sale.