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
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 him
Attributed to Jean Petitot (French, 1607-1691) Anne of Austria (1601-1660), Queen Consort of France and Navarre (1615-1643), wearing black dress and veil, her dress finished with white lace trim beneath her sheer white lawn collar, a jewel framed by pearls at her corsage, pearl necklace and teardrop pearl earrings, her brown hair curled in ringlets framing her face and falling to her shoulders
Circle of Bernard Lens (British, 1682-1740) A Lady, previously identified as Mary, Queen of Scots (15421587), wearing black dress with white fur edging to her neck and sleeves, lace choker finished with pearls, her brown hair upswept beneath a black hood
Bernard Lens (British, 1682-1740) A Lady called, Catherine Wood, in profile to the left, wearing embroidered gold dress with crimson detail to the bodice over white lace slip, jewels to her sleeves and waistband, pearl choker secured with black ribbon at the back of her neck, jewelled earring, her fair hair upswept beneath an elaborate white lace bonnet finished with blue sash ribbon
Bernard Lens (British, 1682-1740) Ann Whitmore (1713-1719) on her fifth birthday, holding a basket of flowers and wearing grey dress embellished with gold embroidery, her hair upswept beneath a small cap dressed with a floral posynext page
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