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    Sale 7398

    The Gordon Collection of Portrait Miniatures

    20 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 16

    John Hoskins (British, c. 1590-1665)

    A gentleman called Inigo Jones, in black gown, white lawn collar with tassels, black skull cap, long curling brown hair, moustache and small pointed beard; pillar and landscape background with castle in the distance

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    John Hoskins (British, c. 1590-1665)
    A gentleman called Inigo Jones, in black gown, white lawn collar with tassels, black skull cap, long curling brown hair, moustache and small pointed beard; pillar and landscape background with castle in the distance
    on vellum
    oval, 2 13/16 in. (71 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame, the reverse engraved 'Inigo Jones by S. Cooper'


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    Provenance

    Miss J. M. Seymour; Sotheby's, London, 9 May 1928, lot 50 (as Inigo Jones by Samuel Cooper).
    Robert Bayne-Powell (1910-1994), C.B., Collection.


    Literature

    D. Foskett, Samuel Cooper and his contemporaries, National Portrait Gallery, 1974, no. 57, illustrated p. 26.


    Exhibited

    London, National Portrait Gallery, Samuel Cooper and his contemporaries, 1974, no 57 (as An Unknown Man, called Inigo Jones, lent by Robert Bayne-Powell).