Only Connect - Richard Cosway <> Maria Cosway
How are these sitters connected?
after Richard Cosway
based on a work of circa 1790
Maria Louisa Catherine Cecilia Cosway (née Hadfield)
by Julien Fatou, after Richard Cosway
The miniaturist Richard Cosway, husband of artist/composer Maria was described as the most detested ‘Macaroni’ – the nickname of the time given to apparently shallow young men.
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