Samuel Andrews (Irish, circa 1767-1807)
Major Paul Bose (1765-c.1808), wearing red coatee with yellow facings, silver buttons and epaulettes, white waistcoat, frilled chemise and black stock, his hair powdered.
Gold fausse-montre frame, the reverse with blue glass border surrounding gilt-mounted aperture, glazed to reveal plaited hair.
Oval, 61mm (2 3/8in) high
Provenance: Christie's, 22 March 1988, lot 295
Bonhams, The Merchiston Collection, 25 November 2009, lot 30
Exhibited: Portrait Miniatures from the Merchiston Collection, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 23 September 11 December 2005, no.38
Literature: Stephen Lloyd, Exhibition Catalogue, 2005, p.67
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