(n/a) Thomas Forster (British, 1677-1713) Catherine Talbot (née King), wearing dress, frilled white underslip and cloak over her right arm
Lot 18*
(n/a) Thomas Forster
(British, 1677-1713)
Catherine Talbot (née King), wearing dress, frilled white underslip and cloak over her right arm
Sold for £8,400 (US$ 13,981) inc. premium
Lot Details
(n/a) Thomas Forster (British, 1677-1713)
Catherine Talbot (née King), wearing dress, frilled white underslip and cloak over her right arm.
Plumbago on vellum, signed on the obverse and dated T Forster/ Delin/ 1701, turned black wood frame, inscribed on the reverse Lady of/ William Talbot/ Bishop of Oxford/ 1699/ drawn by TFoster [sic]/ 1701.
Oval, 110mm (4 5/16in) high
Provenance: Sotheby's, 28 October 1974, lot 155
Literature: Daphne Foskett, Collecting Miniatures, Woodbridge, 1979, p.142, pl.31D

Footnotes

  • Catherine was the wife of William Talbot (1658–1730) Bishop of Oxford 1699-1715, Bishop of Salisbury 1715-1722 and Bishop of Durham from 1722-1730. They had three children; Charles Talbot, 1st Baron Talbot of Hensol (c.1685–1737); Venerable Edward Talbot (c.1693–1720), Archdeacon of Berkshire; and Major-General Sherrington Talbot (b.c.1699)
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