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    Sale 7556

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 75

    WILLIAM GOSSE (BRITISH, FL. C. 1830-1847)

    James Samuel Hartley, in black coat, blue patterned white waistcoat, white shirt with gold buttons, white bow tie, grey trousers, seated in red upholstered chair, his right elbow leaning on a desk

    Price Realised  

    WILLIAM GOSSE (BRITISH, FL. C. 1830-1847)
    James Samuel Hartley, in black coat, blue patterned white waistcoat, white shirt with gold buttons, white bow tie, grey trousers, seated in red upholstered chair, his right elbow leaning on a desk
    signed, inscribed and dated 'W. Gosse pinxit. Bruton Sept. 1847' on backing paper
    on ivory
    rectangular, 4½ x 3¼ in. (114 x 82 mm.); rectangular gilt-metal sablé mount within lower half of red leather travelling case


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, London, 20 December 1971, lot 23.
    Jean Rogan Collection, France.
    Christie's, London, 20 March 1990, lot 93.