(n/a) Thomas Flatman (British, 1637-1688)
William Russell, Lord Russell (1639-1683), wearing ochre coloured cloak, lace jabot and white chemise, his hair curled and worn long.
Watercolour on vellum, signed on the obverse with monogram TF, gilt-metal frame with chased foliate border, the reverse erroneously engraved with the Clan Maitland crest and motto CONSILIO ET ANIMIS and further engraved J. Maitland/ Viscount of Lauderdale/ Signed/ TFLATMAN.
Oval, 55mm (2 3/16in) high
Provenance: Heckett Collection, Sotheby's, 24 April 1978, lot 502
Christie's, 8 July 1987, lot 387