Samuel Lover, R.H.A.(1797-1868) A young lady in near profile, wearing a lace-trimmed bonnet and comforter adorned with pink ribbons, over a white gown and gold coloured shawl, seated and holding a book 115 x 88mm, in gilt metal mount and travelling case.

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Lot 177Y
Samuel Lover R.H.A., A Lady, seated, wearing white dress with layered lace collar, matching bonnet adorned with pink ribbons and yellow shawl across her lap, she holds a book

Sold for £ 540 (US$ 742) inc. premium
Samuel Lover R.H.A. (British, 1797-1868)
A Lady, seated, wearing white dress with layered lace collar, matching bonnet adorned with pink ribbons and yellow shawl across her lap, she holds a book.
signed on obverse SLover, set in a leather travelling case with ormolu slip.
Rectangular, 115mm (4 1/2in) high

Footnotes

  • For a smaller oval version of the present lot, also signed by Lover, see John Comerford and the Portrait Miniature in Ireland, c.1620-1850, by Paul Caffrey, no.119. Here it is commented that the sitter bears a resemblance to several miniatures in the National Gallery of Ireland of Lover's family.
Samuel Lover, R.H.A., A Lady, seated, wearing white dress with layered lace collar, matching bonnet
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