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    Sale 7398

    The Gordon Collection of Portrait Miniatures

    20 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 25

    Matthew Snelling (British, 1621-1678)

    A gentleman, in black gown, white collar and tassels, long curling fair hair; gold edge border

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    Matthew Snelling (British, 1621-1678)
    A gentleman, in black gown, white collar and tassels, long curling fair hair; gold edge border
    signed with initials and dated on backing card 'M: S: fec Feb 1653'
    on vellum laid down on playing card with one and a half clubs
    oval, 2½ in. (63 mm.) high, turned wood frame


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, London, 11 March 1985, lot 186 (£8,000).