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    Sale 7556

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 58

    JAMES HEATH MILLINGTON (IRISH, 1799-1872)

    Lady Ann Hudson (1775-1826), in white dress with a turquoise sash, white fichu, white bandeau in her loose blonde curling hair, turquoise crucifix on a gold chain around her neck; sky background

    Price Realised  

    JAMES HEATH MILLINGTON (IRISH, 1799-1872)
    Lady Ann Hudson (1775-1826), in white dress with a turquoise sash, white fichu, white bandeau in her loose blonde curling hair, turquoise crucifix on a gold chain around her neck; sky background
    signed and dated 'J. H. Millington 1819' (lower right)
    on ivory
    oval, 3 in. (78 mm.) high; hinged red leather fitted case


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    A similar miniature is mentioned in D. Foskett, A Dictionary of British Miniatures Painters, London, 1972, I, p. 408, illustrated II, pl. 233, no. 589, and was sold Christie's, London, 18 February 1969, lot 116.
    For other miniatures of the same sitter, see lots 160 and 176.

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    Provenance

    An accompanying paper label reads 'Willed to C. J. Hudson by Mrs. A. C. Starkie in 1925 'miniature of my grandmother'.


    Pre-Lot Text

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