English School, circa 1710 A pair of miniatures portraying a Gentleman and a Lady: the former, wearing blue cloak folded back to reveal scarlet lining, white stock and lace chemise, his long curling wig powdered; the latter, wearing scarlet dress edged with ermine, a dark blue mantle draped over her right shoulder, her brown hair partially upswept and curled
French School, circa 1780 A Lady, seated and holding a rose in her right hand, wearing white dress with frilled lace cuffs to her sleeves and a white fichu, blue sash to her waist and a matching bandeau in her powdered hair
Attributed to John Thomas Barber Beaumont, FSA, FGS (British, 1774-1841) A Lady, wearing dark blue square-necked dress edged with white lace, a burnt orange stole draped about her, long coral beads suspended from her neck, her raven hair, parted, curled and worn shortnext page
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