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Lot 133

John Smart (1741-1811) PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN

Hammer Price £1,550

John Smart (1741-1811)

PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN, BUST LENGTH, WEARING A BLUE COAT AND WHITE WAISTCOAT

Signed with initials and dated 1789, miniature on ivory

55 x 39mm, in a gold frame, the reverse glazed to reveal curls of blonde and brown hair on a blue silk ground

 

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Close Condition Report

Tiny losses to blue jacket.

Small chips to gold surface of frame

 

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