Peter Paillou, A Lady, called Miss Cross, wearing a white dress with wide frilled collar, her hair powdered and curled, a white veil falling from the crown
Lot 260
Peter Paillou, A Lady, called Miss Cross, wearing a white dress with wide frilled collar, her hair powdered and curled, a white veil falling from the crown
Sold for £3,600 (US$ 6,050) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Peter Paillou (British,, c.1757-after 1831)
A Lady, called Miss Cross, wearing a white dress with wide frilled collar, her hair powdered and curled, a white veil falling from the crown.

signed and dated on obverse, P. Paillou, 1793, gold frame with diamond border, the reverse engraved with sitter's details.
Oval, 55mm (2 1/8in) high

Footnotes

  • This fine example of Paillou's work dates prior to 1800. Around that date he began to develop his more familiar style, where the figure is set against a 'sunset' background.
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