Fine Portrait Miniatures

24 Nov 2010, starting at 14:00 GMT .

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Richard Cosway, RA (British, 1742-1821) Study of Abraham and the sacrificial lamb

Simon Jacques Rochard (French, 1788-1872) A Gentleman, seated before dark brown drapery, wearing, black coat and waistcoat, white chemise, a monocle on a black cord suspended from his neck, he holds an unframed watercolour in his hands, a portfolio to his left, a framed painting to his right

Attributed to Frederick Yeates Hurlstone (British, 1801-1869) A Young Gentleman, seated on a wooden chair and wearing dark brown smoking jacket, white waistcoat and chemise, black stock and tie, his arms folded

Samuel Lover, A.R.H. (Irish, 1797-1868) A Member of the diplomatic service, seated before a fireplace and overmantle mirror, a quill and ink pot on a table to his left, holding papers and wearing blue uniform with silver epaulettes, scarlet and silver standing collar and cuffs, scarlet and gold cummerbund, the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George on a wide blue and red ribbon suspended from his neck and a breast star

Spanish School, circa 1840 A Girl, standing, wearing turquoise dress tiered below the bodice, black piping to the tiers, black belt with silver and pearl buckle, black ribbon bows to the puffed sleeves, sheer white slip with lace trim and puffed sleeves, gold pendant on a necklace, she holds two pink roses in her right hand

Charles Foot Tayler (British, active 1818-1853) A Young Lady, seated on an upholstered armchair, wearing blue dress with wide lace collar, pale blue rosette and ribbons at her corsage, black velvet choker fastened with a pearl pin, her hair in ringlets, ermine stole draped over the chair beneath her left arm

Attributed to Frederick Harding (British, active 1814-1857) A Lady, wearing pink dress with white lace collar and sleeves, gold mounted emerald, pearl and crystal brooch at her corsage, black cloak with ermine trim draped over her right arm and under her left, she holds a square eye glass on a chain about her neck, pearl and crystal pendent earrings, wide brimmed pink hat adorned with large white plume

Mary Cicely Pocock (née Kempe) (Anglo-Canadian, active 1906), after Sir Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641) A Lady, possibly La Marchesa Cattaneo, wearing black dress with gold buttons and cuffs, gold chains hanging from her neck and pinned to her dress, a ring on her right index finger, lace ruff, pearl earring, a red flower in her red hair

English School, early 20th Century A Lady, wearing coral necklace and gold pendent earrings, her hair upswept

Mary Cicely Pocock (née Kempe) (Anglo-Canadian, active 1906) A portrait of the Kempe family's terrier

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