Sylvester Harding (British, 1745-1809) Two portrait miniatures of George Hakewill (c.1578–1649) and Sir Harbottle Grimston, 2nd Baronet (1603–1685): the former, wearing black and red cloak, white cuff and ruff; the latter, seated on a red upholstered chair before a stone pillar and blue tasseled drapery, wearing black coat embellished with gold lace and braid piping, white lace lawn collar and black skull cap
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Sylvester Harding (British, 1745-1809) Two portrait miniatures of George Hakewill (c.1578–1649) and Sir Harbottle Grimston, 2nd Baronet (1603–1685): the former, wearing black and red cloak, white cuff and ruff; the latter, seated on a red upholstered chair before a stone pillar and blue tasseled drapery, wearing black coat embellished with gold lace and braid piping, white lace lawn collar and black skull cap
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Sylvester Harding (British, 1745-1809)
Two portrait miniatures of George Hakewill (c.1578–1649) and Sir Harbottle Grimston, 2nd Baronet (1603–1685): the former, wearing black and red cloak, white cuff and ruff; the latter, seated on a red upholstered chair before a stone pillar and blue tasseled drapery, wearing black coat embellished with gold lace and braid piping, white lace lawn collar and black skull cap.
Watercolour on card, mounted within gilt-wood frames.
Rectangular, 127mm (5in) high (2)

Footnotes

  • Another version of the present portrait of Sir Harbottle Grimston by Harding after Sir Peter Lely resides in the British Museum.

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