13 December 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 500
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 700
RICHARD COSWAY, R.A., CIRCA 1790
A gentleman believed to be the English portrait painter, George Romney (1734-1802), in blue coat and white shirt
gilt metal mount in rectangular ripple mounted wood frame with green velvet surround
oval, 2½ in. (63 mm.) high
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Philips Family; and thence by descent.
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