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    Sale 7556

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 129

    RICHARD COSWAY, R.A. (BRITISH, 1742-1821)

    A young lady, in black coat and white ruffled shirt with a tricorn hat, curling powdered wig falling over her right shoulder; column with draped crimson curtain and sky background

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    RICHARD COSWAY, R.A. (BRITISH, 1742-1821)
    A young lady, in black coat and white ruffled shirt with a tricorn hat, curling powdered wig falling over her right shoulder; column with draped crimson curtain and sky background
    on ivory
    oval, 1 5/8 in. (41 mm.) high, gilt-metal bracelet clasp frame


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    Provenance

    Bought by Torben Holck Colding from H. E. Backer, London, in 1953.


    Pre-Lot Text

    FROM THE COLLECTION OF TORBEN HOLCK COLDING (1918-1998)