As part of the preparation for our 20 years celebrations, our Chinese Bronzes and Women’s Library collections will be closed from Monday 26 February, reopening with the rest of our new season on Thursday 21 March.

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Portrait Miniatures with Emma Rutherford

Tue 21 March 2023, 2.00pm3.00pm

Portrait Miniatures with Emma Rutherford

Emma is the UK’s foremost portrait miniatures specialist, has made many television appearances, advises the Antiques Roadshow and has curated and co-curated many exhibitions at Philip Mould & Co, London, including an acclaimed 2022 exhibition about miniaturist Sarah Biffin. She has written numerous articles of magazines and national newspapers and runs a portrait miniatures consultancy.

Among Emma’s significant discoveries was recently uncovering a lost portrait of Charles Dickens which is now at the Charles Dickens Museum.

Join Emma to discover the symbolism and significance of miniatures, both personal and political, then there’s a chance for you to handle some portrait miniatures yourself with our Collections Manager, Annelise Hone.

Member: £15
Non-member: £25
Student: £17.50
Tickets also include entry to our grounds, exhibitions and permanent collections.

You can explore Compton Verney’s Portrait Miniatures collection online here

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable