Minton Plaque: Portrait of Leon Arnoux

Move your pointing device over the image to zoom to detail. If using a mouse click on the image to toggle zoom.
When in zoom mode use + or - keys to adjust level of image zoom.


Description:Plaque, 2002.C.456, c.1890. H: 21 cm.

Portrait plaque of Leon Arnoux, Art Director of Minton 1848-1902, in silhouette form.

Painted by his son-in-law, Louis Solon, using the pâte-sur-pâte technique in which layers of white clay are built up to give the effect of a carved cameo.

Related themes:

Minton Louis Solon Individuals


Link to this resource

Donor ref:2002.C.456 (158/20532)

Source: Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

Copyright information: Copyrights to all resources are retained by the individual rights holders. They have kindly made their collections available for non-commercial private study & educational use. Re-distribution of resources in any form is only permitted subject to strict adherence to the usage guidelines.