Oval, 80mm (3 1/8in) high
Attributed to Pierre Louis Bouvier (Swiss, 1766-1836) A Spanish Prince, probably Ferdinand, Prince of Asturias (1784-1833), later Ferdinand VII of Spain (1808; 1813-1833), wearing lavender jacket over white chemise with frilled collar, the sash of the Order of the Golden Fleece above the sash of the Royal and Distinguished Spanish Order of Charles III over his right shoulder, his dark hair falling in waves to his shoulders
After Nicholas Hilliard, 18th and 19th Century respectively Two portrait miniatures of a Nobleman and a Lady: the former, wearing silver doublet embellished with gold cord, white lace collar and ruff, a badge on a blue sash around his neck, black hat studded with gold-mounted jewels and dressed with white plumes; the latter, wearing dress of beige and green stripes, her bodice adorned with jewels, white lace collar and trim, a jewelled pendant at her corsage, beaded necklace, her brown hair upswept and set with jewels
Charles Boit (Swedish, 1663-1727) Anne (1665-1714), Queen of England (1702-1714), wearing golden robe finished with ermine trim over white lace chemise, the Insignia of the Order of the Garter on a blue ribbon at her corsage, her curling brown hair partially upswept and falling behind her shoulders
Gervase Spencer (British, circa 1715-1763) A Nobleman, wearing crimson coat, white chemise, stock and lace cravat, blue sash and breast star of the Order of the Garter, his long, curled and powdered wig falling behind his shoulders
Charles Boit (Swedish, 1663-1727) William III, Prince of Orange (1650-1702), King of England (1689-1702), wearing gilt-studded armour beneath the blue sash and breast star of the Order of the Garter, white lace jabot, his brown wig worn long and curling over his shoulders
Jean Adam Mathieu (French, born circa 1698-1753) A Gentleman, wearing grey coat over gold and crimson embroidered waistcoat, white stock and cravat, his crimson mantle draped about him, his wig powdered and falling in curls behind his shouldersnext page
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