Bernard Lens III , A young boy, called Gerard Johnson, wearing blue coat with silver buttons, figured gold waistcoat decorated with bands of floral brocade and white cravat, his hair long and falling over his shoulders
Lot 51
Bernard Lens III , A young boy, called Gerard Johnson, wearing blue coat with silver buttons, figured gold waistcoat decorated with bands of floral brocade and white cravat, his hair long and falling over his shoulders
Sold for £740 (US$ 1,245) inc. premium
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Bernard Lens III (British, 1682-1740)
A young boy, called Gerard Johnson, wearing blue coat with silver buttons, figured gold waistcoat decorated with bands of floral brocade and white cravat, his hair long and falling over his shoulders
signed on obverse with monogram and dated BL/1719, gilt-metal frame with split seed-pearl border and hanger, inscribed on the reverse Gerard Johnson/ 1719
Oval, 42mm. (1 5/8ins.) high

Footnotes

  • Sold together with paperwork dating from 1933, when the miniature was examined by Basil Long at the Victoria & Albert Museum.
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