Benjamin Arlaud (Swiss, circa 1670-after 1731)
A Gentleman, wearing crimson coat, white lace cravat and powdered wig.
Watercolour on vellum, gold frame.
Oval, 63mm (2 1/2in) high
Provenance: Danton Guerault, 22 November 1938
J. H. Barnes; Sotheby's, 29 April 1974, lot 45
Exhibited: Portrait Miniatures from the Merchiston Collection, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 23 September 11 December 2005, no.11
Literature: Stephen Lloyd, Exhibition Catalogue, 2005, p.26-7, and 58, ill.col.pl.6