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    Sale 7398

    The Gordon Collection of Portrait Miniatures

    20 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 109

    Andrew Robertson (Scottish, 1777-1845)

    A young lady called Mary Snell Brightwell (née Wilkin), in white Empire-line dress with blue sash, white cloak with black and white striped border tied with ribbon at neck, lace collar, white bonnet adorned with white ribbon and blue and white feathers, lace frill under peak, tied under chin with white ribbon, upswept dark hair dressed in curls; red curtain, pillar and sky backbround

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    Andrew Robertson (Scottish, 1777-1845)
    A young lady called Mary Snell Brightwell (née Wilkin), in white Empire-line dress with blue sash, white cloak with black and white striped border tied with ribbon at neck, lace collar, white bonnet adorned with white ribbon and blue and white feathers, lace frill under peak, tied under chin with white ribbon, upswept dark hair dressed in curls; red curtain, pillar and sky backbround
    signed with initials and dated 'AR 1810' (top left)
    rectangular, 3 7/16 x 2¾ in. (87 x 69 mm.), silver-gilt frame


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, London, 9 April 1992, lot 195.