John Thomas Barber Beaumont, FSA, FGS (British, 1774-1841)
A portrait miniature of Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet (17711832), wearing dark blue coat, white waistcoat, frilled chemise, stock and tied cravat.
Watercolour on ivory, a handwritten label to the reverse reads, This/ miniature of/ Sir Walter Scott Bart./ belonged to Provost/ Andrew Smith of Glasgow/ and was given by his/ successor to his grandnephew/ Tms Fairbairn at/ Drummond Place/ Edinburgh, gold frame.
Oval, 70mm (2 3/4in) high
- Please note illustrated as lot 527 in the printed catalogue