Arthur Lea (British, 1768-1828) Two silhouettes of a Lady and a Gentleman, both profile to the right: he, wearing coat with velvet collar, waistcoat, frilled chemise and stock; she, wearing Empire-style dress, her hair upswept
Lot 126
Arthur Lea
(British, 1768-1828)
Two silhouettes of a Lady and a Gentleman, both profile to the right: he, wearing coat with velvet collar, waistcoat, frilled chemise and stock; she, wearing Empire-style dress, her hair upswept
Sold for £1,375 (US$ 2,311) inc. premium
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Lot Details
Arthur Lea (British, 1768-1828)
Two silhouettes of a Lady and a Gentleman, both profile to the right: he, wearing coat with velvet collar, waistcoat, frilled chemise and stock; she, wearing Empire-style dress, her hair upswept.
Painted on convex glass backed with plaster (cracked), both signed on the reverse by/ Lea/ Portsmouth, verre églomisé borders, gilt-mounted and pearwood mounted rectangular papier-mâché frame.
Oval, 77mm (3 1/16in) high (2)

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