Fine Portrait Miniatures

19 Nov 2014, starting at 14:00 GMT.

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Attributed to Edmund Ashfield (British, active 1669-circa 1690) A Gentleman, wearing black cloak, white stock and lace jabot, his long natural wig falling in curls over his shoulders

John Bullfinch (British, active 1660-1680) James II (1633–1701), King of England and Ireland and James VII of Scotland (1685-1688), wearing suit of armour, lace jabot and sash of the Order of the Garter, his wig falling in curls over his shoulders

Peter Cross (British, circa 1650-1724) Louis of France (1661-1711), 'Le Grand Dauphin', eldest son and heir of Louis XIV (1638-1715), wearing suit of armour with red lining to his gardbrace, blue sash, white lace cravat tied over red ribbon, his natural wig falling in curls over his shoulders

Studio of Jean Petitot (French, 1607-1691) Louis XIV, King of France and Navarre (1638-1715), wearing blue coat and white lace cravat, his natural wig falling in curls over his shoulders

Charles Boit (Swedish, 1663-1727) A Nobleman, identified as Philippe, Duc d'Orleans (1674-1723), wearing white cravat drawn with pink ribbon over his suit of armour, his natural wig falling in curls over his shoulders

Follower of Benjamin Arlaud (Swiss, circa 1670-after 1731) A Gentleman identified as, Francis Godolphin, 2nd Earl of Godolphin, PC (1678-1766), wearing yellow coat, white chemise and cravat, his powdered wig falling in curls behind his shoulders

Continental School, circa 1700 A Gentleman, wearing crimson cloak, blue sash and white cravat, his powdered wig falling in curls around his shoulders

Continental School, circa 1720 A Widow, holding a bowl of water and wearing black jeweled robe over white chemise, her fair hair curled and partially upswept beneath a black veil and diadem

Continental School, circa 1660 A Gentleman, standing in a landscape and wearing black coat with black and blue ribbon to his billowing sleeve, white chemise and lawn collar finished with lace, his natural wig falling in curls over his shoulders

Continental School, circa 1700 A Gentleman, seated before a stone arch and blue drapery with his left arm outstretched, wearing tan coat, white lace chemise and blue ribbon, his long powdered wig falling in curls over his shoulders, his white-lined blue mantle draped about him

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