20 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 1,250
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 2,000
George Hargreaves (British, 1797-1870)
A young lady, in white off-the-shoulder dress with pink sash and pink bows on puffed sleeves, gem-set gold brooch pinned at corsage, gold necklace tucked into sash, dark hair upswept and dressed in ringlets; sky background
signed on reverse 'Geo Hargreaves L'pool'
oval, 3 3/16 in. (81 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame, the reverse with plaited hair
inscribed on a paper label on the reverse, 'signed reverse Geo Hargreaves L'pool'
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Sotheby's, London, 10 December 1979, lot 211.