Luke Sullivan (Irish, 1705-1771)
A Lady, wearing leaf green dress over lace-trimmed white shift, silver clips at her upper arms and strand of pearls in her upswept powdered hair.
Signed on the obverse with monogram and dated LS/1769, gold frame with reeded border.
Oval, 46mm (1 13/16in) high
Provenance: Edward Grosvenor Paine; Christie's, 23 October 1979, lot 97
Christie's, 13 December 1983, lot 151
Purchased in 1987
Exhibited: Portrait Miniatures from the Merchiston Collection, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 23 September 11 December 2005, no.18
Literature: Stephen Lloyd, Exhibition Catalogue, 2005, p.60