RICHARD COSWAY, R.A. (1742-1821)
A young Officer, facing right in scarlet coat of Infantry pattern, pale grey lapels bearing loops of silver lace, frilled cravat and black stock, powdered hair
signed on the backing paper 'Rdus: Cosway R.A Primarius Pictor [.....][...] Principis Pinxi[t] 6'
oval, 1.15/16 in. (49 mm.) high, gold frame with split-pearl border and glazed reverse, brooch attachment