Fine Portrait Miniatures

19 Nov 2014, starting at 14:00 GMT.

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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 powdered wig falling in curls behind his shoulders

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

Jean Adam Mathieu (French, born circa 1698-1753) Prince Charles Edward Stuart (1720-1788), wearing suit of armour over white chemise, stock and cravat, blue sash and breast star of the Order of the Garter, his crimson mantle draped about him, his powdered wig worn en queue and tied with ribbon

Christian Friedrich Zincke (German, circa 1683-1767) The Scottish architect, James Gibbs (1682-1754), wearing brown coat, gold waistcoat, white stock and lace cravat, his powdered wig curled and loosely tied with black ribbon behind his shoulders

English School, circa 1700 A Young Gentleman, wearing blue coat embroidered with gold, white chemise and lace cravat pulled through one button hole, his crimson mantle draped over his right shoulder, his natural wig falling in waves behind his shoulders

James Ferguson (Scottish, 1710-1776) A Lady, wearing dress over frilled lace chemise, her dark hair curled beneath a cap finished with lace trim

James Ferguson (Scottish, 1710-1776) A pair of miniatures portraying Francis Farquharson 'Baron Ban' of Monaltrie (1710-1790) and his sister, Rachel: he, wearing coat, waistcoat, frilled chemise and stock, his powdered wig worn en queue and tied with ribbon; she, wearing low-cut dress over frilled chemise, her hair partially upswept

Circle of Bernard Lens (British, 1682-1740) A Lady, seated before a landscape and wearing green dress over white lace chemise, her bodice set with pearls and her crimson mantle draped over her right arm, her hair upswept and dressed with flowers, her right hand resting on a floral arrangement in which Cupid sits aiming a bow and arrow at her chest

Circle of Rosalba Carriera (Italian, 1675-1757) A Lady, standing full-length and nude before a rock face, her powdered hair partially upswept and falling over her left shoulder

Jean-Baptiste Massé (French, 1687-1767) Louis XV (1710-1774), King of France and Navarre (1715-1774), wearing suit of armour with blue lining to his collar and gardbrace, white stock and lace cravat, his blue ermine trimmed cloak embroidered with gold fleurs-de-lys and draped over his right shoulder, his powdered wig worn en queue

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