Fine Portrait Miniatures

25 Nov 2009, starting at 15:00 GMT.

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Schidlof (Leo R.) The Miniature in Europe

An album of 33 19th Century historical portraits Henri d'Angoulême (1551-86); Catherine de Médicis (1519-89); François, Duke of Anjou (1555-84); Charles VIII (1470-98); Henri d'Albret (1503–55); Elisabeth of Austria (1554-92); Marie Touchet (1549-1638); Louis XI (1423-83); Marguerite de Valois (1553–1615); Charles IX (1550-1574); Diane de France (1538-1619); Marguerite de Valois (1553–1615); Charles de Lorraine (1554-1611); Anne de Montmorency (1493-1567); Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne (1555-1623); Diane de Poitiers (1499-1566); Philippe III de Bourgogne (1396-1467); Claude Gouffier (1501-70); Élisabeth de France (1602-44); Philippe Chabot(1492-1543); Filippo di Piero Strozzi (1541-82); Jacques d'Albon (1505-62); Michel de l'Hôpital (1507-73); Paul de St. Maigrin; Jeanne III d'Albret (1528-72); Gabrielle de Rochouart; Charles VII (1403-61); Henrietta Maria of France (1609-69); Guy Du Faur (1529-84); Suger (1081-1151); Pierre Terrail LeVieux (1473-1524); Jean Passerat (1534-1602).

Nicholas Hilliard (British, 1547-1619) A Gentleman, wearing black doublet with fur trimmed sleeves, pleated ruff and black bonnet

After Nicholas Hilliard, 19th Century A Gentleman, wearing white doublet, gold, jewel set gorget, high pleated ruff and embroidered blue sash, a gilt-banded helmet with white plumes on a purple covered ledge to his right, blue ground with inscription Ætatis Sua 1614

Circle of Michiel van Miereveld (Dutch, 1567-1641) A pair of portraits of a Gentleman and Lady: he, wearing black doublet and large pleated cartwheel ruff; she wearing black dress with forepart of silver cloth embroidered with gold, large pleated cartwheel ruff and drop pearl earring, a small yellow flower tucked to the right side of her standing lace headdress

English School, 17th Century Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658), profile to right, wearing brass studded steel armour and white lawn collar

Dutch School, circa 1630 A Gentleman, wearing crimson doublet striped with gold lace edged pleated ruff and chains of gold across his chest

English School, circa 1720 A Gentleman, wearing blue coat with gold embroidered button holes, heavily brocaded waistcoat, white jabot and full bottomed powdered wig

English School, circa 1710 A Gentleman, wearing blue cloak with white lining, lace jabot and full-bottomed powdered wig

English School, circa 1670 A Gentleman, wearing black doublet and white lace edged collar, held with tassels

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