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    Sale 5266

    Portrait Miniatures, Objects of Vertu, Silver & Russian Works of Art

    13 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1541

    ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1770

    Price Realised  

    ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1770
    A gentleman called Oliver Goldsmith, in green coat and waistcoat, powdered wig; and a young lady in pale grey dress, black cloak and veil over her hair
    the former in gold-cased frame with reverse engraved 'Oliver Goldsmith 1769'; the latter in gilt-metal mount
    ovals, 1 9/16 in. (40 mm.) and 1½ in. (38 mm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    The lady: With Mr van Hove, Brussels, 18 September 1976.
    The gentleman: Sotheby's, London, 23 July 1979, lot 186.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A BELGIAN PRIVATE COLLECTION