Luke Sullivan (Irish, 1705-1771)
A Gentleman, wearing vermilion coat edged with gold braiding, dark green waistcoat embellished with gold embroidery, white chemise, stock and lace cravat, his hair worn en queue and tied with a black ribbon bow.
Signed on the obverse in monogram and dated LS/ 1763, gold bracelet clasp mount.
Oval, 32mm (1 1/4in) high
Provenance: Sotheby's, London, 4 October 1982, lot 61.