A cameo is a carving technique where the design is raised against a background often consisting of contrasting colours. Traditionally the cameo has taken an oval or round shape. In photography, images in oval mounts are also referred to as cameos.
Possibly John Bowes, Baron Bowes
after James Tassie
late 18th century
John Orlando Parry
by McLean & Haes
by Stephen Ayling
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