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    Sale 6966

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Objects of Vertu

    7 December 2004, London, King Street

  • Lot 283

    SAMUEL SHELLEY (BRITISH, 1750/56-1808)

    Sir Francis Ford (1787-1839) and his sister, Mary (d. 1872), as children lying with their brown and white dog on a grassy bank; he, in blue suit with gold buttons and tied white scarf and she, in white dress with pink sash; foliate background with sheep beyond

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    SAMUEL SHELLEY (BRITISH, 1750/56-1808)
    Sir Francis Ford (1787-1839) and his sister, Mary (d. 1872), as children lying with their brown and white dog on a grassy bank; he, in blue suit with gold buttons and tied white scarf and she, in white dress with pink sash; foliate background with sheep beyond
    oval, 3 7/8 in. (99 mm.) wide, hammered brass frame


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    Francis and Mary, eldest son and daughter of Sir Francis Ford, 1st Bt., and his wife, Mary, daughter of George Anson. Francis married Eliza, daughter of Henry Brady in 1817. Mary married Peter Touchet in 1807 and secondly Captain Henry Elton, R. N. in 1816.

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    Provenance

    Christie's, London, 13 July 1983, lot 541.
    Edward Grosvenor Paine (1911-1989).
    With Ruth Troiani, Avon, CT. (in 1993).


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