Fine Portrait Miniatures

21 Nov 2013, starting at 11:00 GMT .

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Attributed to Edward Norgate (British, 1581-1650) John Harrison Senior (1552-1628), against a blue background, wearing black cloak, white pleated ruff, white cuff, gold and ruby ring, his right hand raised to his chest

Studio of Jean Petitot (French, 1607-1691) Marie de Rohan, styled 'Mademoiselle de Montbazon' (1600-1679), wearing ultramarine blue dress with white lace trim to her décolleté, a teardrop pearl suspended from a jewelled brooch at her corsage, her bodice dressed with strands of pearls, a red stole draped over her right shoulder, pearl necklace and teardrop pearl pendent earrings, her dark hair curled and partially upswept

Attributed to William Gibson (British, circa 1644-1702) Mary Eyre née Bigoe, wearing brown dress over white chemise, pearl necklace, her red hair upswept beneath a black translucent veil falling over her shoulders

John Hoskins (British, circa 1590-1664) Henrietta Maria of France (1609-1669), Queen Consort of England, Scotland and Ireland (1625-1649), wearing white figured dress, white lace collar and fill-in, a large teardrop pearl suspended from her pearl necklace, matching pendant earring, her hair upswept, curled and dressed with a white ribbon bow, landscape background

Follower of Pierre Mignard (French, 1612-1695) Louise Renée de Penancoët de Kérouaille, Duchess of Portsmouth (1649-1734), wearing embroidered golden bodice over white chemise edged with frilled lace, two jewels fastened to her bodice, her ultramarine mantle draped about her form, her dark hair curled, partially upswept and falling over her shoulders

Christian Richter (Swedish, 1678-1732) A Lady, wearing silver robe over her white chemise, a blue mantle draped about her form, her hair partially upswept and falling over her right shoulder

English School, circa 1710 A Lady, wearing golden robe over frilled white lace chemise, an ermine trimmed crimson cloak draped around her shoulders, her dark hair partially upswept and falling over her left shoulder

Attributed to Susan Penelope Rosse (British, 1652-1700), after Samuel Cooper (British, 1609-1672) An unfinished portrait of Frances Teresa Stewart, Duchess of Richmond and Lennox, 'La Belle Stuart' (1647-1702), wearing pearl necklace and matching pendent earrings, her hair curled and upswept

Peter Cross (British, circa 1650-1724) A Gentleman, wearing armoured breast plate, blue sash of the Order of the Garter, white jabot and full-bottomed powdered wig

Benjamin Arlaud (Swiss, circa 1670-after 1731) A Gentleman, wearing suit of armour, red gardbrace edged with gold, white chemise, stock and lace cravat, his curled and powdered wig falling over his shoulders

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