Fine Portrait Miniatures

21 Nov 2012, starting at 14:00 GMT.

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School of Nicholas Hilliard (British, 1547-1619) Adam Loftus (c.1533–1605), Archbishop of Armagh, later Dublin, and Lord Chancellor of Ireland (1581-1605), wearing black cloak and white ruff, holding a red drawstring bag embroidered with the Royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom in gold

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

Bernard Lens (British, 1682-1740) Henry IV (1367-1413), King of England and Lord of Ireland (1399-1413), wearing emerald green tunic edged with gold and brown fur, white linen shirt edged with gold, gold ceremonial chain bearing the Plantagenet armorial lion, jewelled red chaperon edged with gold and pearls, he carries a sceptre under his right arm, painted against a blue ground with gold border

Bernard Lens (British, 1682-1740) Richard III (1452-1485), the last Plantagenet King of England (1483-1485), wearing dark green Houppelande edged with brown fur and slashed at the sleeve to reveal brown doublet striped with gold, white linen shirt, black cap with teardrop pearl suspended from a gold jewelled clasp, matching jewelled collar worn over his Houppelande, painted against a blue ground with gold border

Circle of David Paton (Scottish, active 1660-1695) François Sublet de Noyers, Baron de Dangu (1589–1645), Secretary of State for War (c.1636-1643), wearing ministerial robes, white chemise with broad linen collar and lace scallops, his natural hair worn loose beneath a coif

Thomas Flatman (British, 1637-1688) A Gentleman, wearing black cloak and white lawn collar drawn with tassels, his natural dark hair falling before his shoulders

Bernard Lens (British, 1682-1740) A Lady, wearing grey robe with blue lining over her white chemise, her dark hair upswept, supporting a sheer black veil falling before her right shoulder

John Plott (British, 1722-1803), after Sir Anthony van Dyck A rare portrait miniature by the artist portraying Charles I (1600-1649), King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1625-1649), wearing breast plate and studded pauldrons, gold collar with badge of the Order of the Garter, white chemise with van Dyke collar, his loosely curling hair falling to his shoulders

Circle of Christian Richter (Swedish, 1678-1732) A Gentleman, wearing red waistcoat, armour edged with gold, white lace cravat, his natural wig curling and worn long

Studio of Jean Petitot (French, 1607-1691) Anna Maria Luisa de'Medici, Electress Palatine (1667-1743), wearing white chemise, white décolleté dress with gold embroidery and bejewelled clasps to her bodice, blue cloak decorated with the Florentine fleurs-de-lis and trimmed with ermine, her dark hair curled and piled high on top of her head

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