Miniature by Sarah Biffin, a 19th-century artist who was born without arms or legs, beats estimates at auction | Smart Messages – 71Bait

Sarah Biffin, Sarah Biffinwatercolor Public domain via the Wellcome Collection A small study of feathers, painted by the famous 19th-century miniaturist Sarah Biffin, fetched $12,023 (£9,000) at auction, far exceeding the estimated price of $6,680 (£5,000), according to auction house Sworders. Born in 1784 without arms or legs to a poor family in Somerset, England, … Read more