Fine Portrait Miniatures
30 May 2013, starting at 14:00 BST.

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Richard Cosway, R.A. (British, 1742-1821) A Gentleman, wearing vermilion coat, white waistcoat, frilled chemise, stock and knotted cravat, his wig powdered and worn en queue

Joseph Saunders (British, active 1772-1811) Jane Francis Webber (1770-1824), seated before red drapery and a landscape vista, wearing white dress and shawl draped about her shoulders, her hair worn à la conseilleur and dressed with a pale yellow bandeau

John Barry (British, active 1784-1827) A Lady, wearing white dress and a gold necklace, her dark hair upswept beneath a white turban

Andrew Plimer (British, 1763-1837) A Gentleman, wearing black coat, white frilled chemise, stock and cravat, his powdered hair tied with a black ribbon bow

W. Thicke (British, active 1787-1814) A Gentleman, wearing scarlet coat with dark blue collar, white striped waistcoat, chemise, stock and cravat

James Holmes (British, 1777-1860) A Gentleman, standing before Classical architecture and wearing Van Dyck costume beneath a blue cloak draped around his shoulders (cracked)

William Patten Junior (British, died 1843) Sir Edward Banks (1770-1835), wearing blue coat, white chemise, stock and cravat

Attributed to Miss Sarah Biffin (British, 1784-1850) A pair of miniatures portraying Evelyn Boscawen (1819-1889), 6th Viscount Falmouth and his wife, Mary Frances Elizabeth Stapleton (d.1891), Baroness le Despenser: the former, wearing black coat and waistcoat, white chemise and black tied stock; the latter, wearing dress over white chemise with lace collar, forget-me-nots at her bodice, her centrally parted hair upswept, the back plaited into a knot and interwoven with a strand of pearls (the latter cracked)

Henry Pierce Bone (British, 1779-1855), after Hans Holbein the Younger (German, c.1497-1543) A Lady called, Catherine Howard (c. 1518-1542), wearing red dress with gold embroidery to her standing collar and white lining, multi-stranded pearl necklace, French hood with gold jeweled frontlet set with rubies and pearls, her black veil falling behind her shoulders

Circle of Christian Richter (Swedish, 1678-1732) A Young Girl, wearing a crimson mantle over her white chemise, her dark hair worn short

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