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    Sale 7398

    The Gordon Collection of Portrait Miniatures

    20 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 29

    Richard Crosse (British, 1742-1810)

    Mary Plumptre (d. 1832), later Lady Glyn, as a child, in white dress with lace trim, white lace bonnet with blue ribbon in her upswept hair

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    Richard Crosse (British, 1742-1810)
    Mary Plumptre (d. 1832), later Lady Glyn, as a child, in white dress with lace trim, white lace bonnet with blue ribbon in her upswept hair
    oval, 1 5/16 in. (34 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame


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    Mary Plumptre, daughter of John Plumptre M.P., married the banker Sir Richard Carr Glyn, 1st Bt., of Gaunts, Dorset, in 1785. He later became Lord Mayor of London in 1798.

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    Provenance

    Edward Grosvenor Paine (1911-1989) Collection, New Orleans, La., inv. no. 228; Sotheby's, London, 22 June 1981, lot 61 (£1,300).