John Smart, A Gentleman, wearing brown coat, white waistcoat and frilled shirt with jewelled pin, his lace-edged cravat tied in a bow

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Lot 56
John Smart, A Gentleman, wearing brown coat, white waistcoat and frilled shirt with jewelled pin, his lace-edged cravat tied in a bow

Sold for £ 31,070 (US$ 43,092) inc. premium
John Smart (British,, 1742/3-1811)
A Gentleman, wearing brown coat, white waistcoat and frilled shirt with jewelled pin, his lace-edged cravat tied in a bow.

signed on obverse and dated JS/ 1792 and with an I for India, original gold frame.
Oval, 70mm (2 3/4in) high

Footnotes

  • The present lot is a striking example of Smart's Indian period and portrays a young Gentleman, probably recently arrived from England hoping to make his fortune with the East India Company.
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