Bernard Lens


Died aged 58

Bernard Lens III (May 27, 1682 – December 24, 1740) was an English artist known primarily for his portrait miniatures. Lens was the miniature painter at the courts of kings George I and George II, instructor in miniature painting (then called limning) to prince William and princesses Mary and Louise and consultant in fine arts to upper-class families.

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Catherine Da Costa 1678-1756 English Jewish miniature and portrait painter, born in Somerset House, was named after Catherine of Braganza, and was known as a 'blue stocking'. She was taught by the famous drawing master Bernard Lens, tutor to the Royal Family.

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