Fine Portrait Miniatures
28 Jun 2012, starting at 14:00 BST.

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Circle of Richard Crosse (British, 1742-1810), A Gentleman, wearing emerald green coat and waistcoat with gold buttons and trim, white chemise, stock and lace cravat, his powdered wig worn en queue and tied with a black ribbon bow. Gilt-metal frame with border, pierced ribbon cresting and suspension loop of seed pearls, brooch pin attachment to the reverse; together with a portrait miniature of a lady, wearing blue dress, matching blue ribbon bow to her corsage, white lace trim to her chemise, a portrait miniature fastened to her bodice and suspended from her black ribbon choker by a black cord, her hair rolled and upswept and dressed with strands of pearls and a white ribbon bow Continental School, circa 1760, gilt-metal frame with border and suspension loop of seed pearls, the reverse glazed with brooch pin attachment. Oval, 35mm (1 3/8in) and 43mm (1 11/16in) high respectively (2)

Richard Cosway R.A. (British, 1742-1821) A Lady, wearing white dress and fichu, powdered wig

Adalbert Suchy (Austrian, 1783-1849), after Caspar Netscher (Dutch 1639-1684) The Death of Cleopatra

Henry Bone, R.A. (British, 1755-1834) George IV (1762–1830), King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of Hanover (1820-1830), wearing red coat with blue standing collar edged and embroidered with gold, gold braiding suspended from his gold epaulette, black stock, medals on a red sash ribbon suspended from his neck including that of the Golden Fleece, blue sash, the breast star of the Order of the Holy Spirit amongst others on his left

John Barry (British, active 1784-1827) An Officer, wearing red coat with blue facings, gold buttons and epaulettes, white chemise and black stock

The Misses Ethel and Margaret Hall (active circa 1895-1899) A Young Girl, wearing white dress with layered lace collar, holding a posy of Spring flowers

Margaret, Lady Bingham (British, 1740-1814) After Isaac Oliver Sir Philip Sidney (1554-1586), wearing grey doublet laid across with silver cord, white lace falling collar with scalloped edge, his brown hair worn loose

Frans Pourbus the Younger (Antwerp 1569-1622 Paris) Isabella Clara Eugenia, Archduchess of Austria (1566–1633), wearing black dress, heavy gold chains and white ruff, her red hair worn high on top of her head

Henry Bone, R.A. (British, 1755-1834) William Russell, 1st Baron Russell of Thornhaugh (c.1558-1613), wearing black doublet slashed to reveal embroidered white chemise, clustered pearl buttons, white ruff

English School, mid-17th century A Stuart sitter, possibly Henry Stuart, 1st Duke of Gloucester (1640–1660), wearing suit of armour, blue sash over his left shoulder, white collar edged with lace and held in place with a pink sash ribbon bow, his curling brown hair worn to his shoulders

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