Mr Isaac Oliver

Gillie Hoyte Byrom hand paints enamels for a world-wide clientele from her studio in Dartington, Devon. She creates portrait miniatures using traditional vitreous enamel skills taught to her in Barcelona in 1990. some are of living people, others take their inspiration from historic artworks.

The original work is a watercolour on vellum, 50mm, at the National Portrait Gallery.

Techniques
• Two coats counter-enamel diamond flux.
• Diamond flux on top, three coats Soyer opal white (shinier as a result).
• Hand painted over line drawing.
• Inscription on reverse hand written in gold lustre.
• Black of costume worked in grape black using green 111232, blue 12813 and purple 771234.
• Minimum 12 firings.

© Gillie Hoyte Byrom

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
23/2023
Collection Class
Miniatures
Medium
Enamel on Gold
Material
Hand painted vitreous enamel | 18ct yellow gold | Antique rose gold | |
Common Name
Mr Isaac Oliver
Simple Name
Miniature
Production Town

Production Date
1999
Production Person Initials
Gillie IsaacRobert
Production Person Surname
Hoyte ByromOliverWood
Production Year Low

Production Year High


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Mr Isaac Oliver