Follower of Nicolas de Largillière (Paris 1656-1746)
A portrait miniature of James Francis Edward Stewart, The Old Pretender .
watercolour on paper, Bust length portrait wering pale red tunic with a blue sash, in a white metal case with bull's eye glass lens, bears anotated note to the reverse James III Pretender given by his muse to Superior of Convent of Cocken, the remaining three words indistinct and slightly smudged.
Oval, 50mm (1 15/16in) high
- Please note illustrated as lot 527a in the printed catalogue