The Pet Dove

Drawn by Ziegler and dated 1830


An enchanting portrait of a little girl holding a tame white dove tethered with blue ribbon.

Pencil with touches of watercolour, signed with the artist’s initials bottom left and dated 1830. Rosewood frame with a gilt slip.

London-born Henry Bryan Ziegler studied art under watercolourist John Varley. He took up portrait painting whilst only eighteen years of age and went on to enjoy royal patronage and to exhibit from 1814.

Item Ref. 4669

Size: framed, 319 x 261mm (12½ x 10½")