Sarah Wright Biffin (1784-1850)
A portrait of Mrs. Anna Eliza Rauch
Watercolour on ivory 23*21 cm
Sarah Biffin was born without arms or legs but taught herself not only to sew and write but also to paint with such a level of competence that her work cannot be distinguished from the best miniaturist of the time.
Sold together with portrait of the husband of Ms Rauch.