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 shoulders
Christian Friedrich Zincke (German, circa 1683-1767) A Lady, wearing white robe, her pink mantle draped over her right arm, her hair partially upswept, dressed with pearls and falling over her shoulders
Johan Georg Colasius (Dutch, active 1698-1736) Albrecht Friedrich von Baldinger (1679-1756), wearing suit of armour, white chemise, cravat and stock, his scarlet mantle secured with a tiny brooch at his right shoulder, his long wig curled and powdered
Attributed to George Perfect Harding (British, born circa 1780-1853) Sir Dudley Carleton, 1st Viscount Dorchester (15731632), standing before an open window and red drapery, wearing yellow doublet with red stripes and green buttons beneath a short black cape edged with embroidered borders and lined with white satin, white ruff and cuffs, blue ribbon of the Order of the Garter, gold collar set with emeralds and pearls, emerald green striped breeches over scarlet stockings, matching green shoes embellished with yellow and blue rosettes, his left hand at his hip and a walking cane in his right hand, his sheathed sword at his left and his hat on a table behind himnext page
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